Joe Auty joe at
Fri Feb 23 22:17:33 UTC 2007


Could somebody kindly clarify my question about freebsd-update  
branches? I'd really appreciate it!

Thanks in advance!

On Feb 20, 2007, at 11:01 AM, Joe Auty wrote:

> I just discovered freebsd-update, and one thing I'm not sure of  
> based on both the freebsd-update website and manpage is whether  
> specifying a branch is necessary after I've recompiled world in the  
> past if no kerberos/crypt related options are present in make.conf  
> overriding the defaults? Is the specification of the branch only  
> necessary if you want to abide by your make.conf overrides, and if  
> you have none, the branch argument is optional?

Joe Auty
NetMusician: web publishing software for musicians
joe at

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