It is safe to build ports for 7.0 from a 6.3 chroot?
bc at default.co.yu
Tue Mar 4 00:48:47 UTC 2008
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Jose Garcia Juanino wrote:
| Hi everybody
| Actually, I do the following in order to update from 6.3 to 7.0:
| 1) dump my actual 6.3 filesystems /, /var and /usr into three new
| ones: /rel70, /rel70/usr and /rel70/var (I use the dump command, of
| 2) chroot /rel70 and mergemaster -p + buildkernel + buildworld +
| installkernel + installworld + mergemaster -i and such stuff
| 3) Inside the chroot, rebuild the ports
| 4) Reboot the new release
| Will I go into problems following this approach? The step 3) is the most
| dangerous, I believe, as I have executing 7.0 commands on a 6.3 kernel
| (even though only for compilation).
0) Do I need to reinvent wheel?
Joke off. Really, why would you try alternate way of upgrading, when
there's straight way to do it?
bc at default.co.yu http://default.co.yu/~bc
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