ports and freebsd 4.11

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Mar 29 18:54:52 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 11:47:12AM -0300, D G Teed wrote:
> Question: I read this in /usr/ports/UPDATE:
> 20070205:
>  AFFECTS: all users of FreeBSD 4.X
>  AUTHOR: portmgr at FreeBSD.org
>  The remnants of FreeBSD 4.X support have been removed from bsd.port.mk.
>  Any remaining users should _not_ get this or any subsequent updates.
> Then I found this announcement:
> http://www.freebsd.org/portmgr/policies_releng_4.html
> What does that boil down to in end user English?
> I can't build things in ports if I'm running 4.11, or that
> I should never try to update packages from ports in 4.11?

The former.


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