7-stable packages on 7.0-release system?
Jan Henrik Sylvester
me at janh.de
Sat Aug 9 18:45:15 UTC 2008
> I assume that it is not advisable, but what can I expect to happen if
> I try to use packages for 7-stable on a 7.0-release system?
No, it is not advisable. I tried:
As I said two weeks ago, that failure was predictable and the few
offenders could be found, but I had another weird problem that could
only be solved with recompile:
For the opposite, using packages from an earlier point, compatibility is
usually preserved, but not always, either:
Not having newer binary packages for the latest RELEASE is a shortcoming
on FreeBSD, but you will find many references that there are simply not
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