updating from 6.3 to 7, mirror problems

Steven Susbauer stupendoussteve at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 3 10:57:15 PST 2008

(-K JohnNy wrote:
>>Ok I see. How do I update from 6.3 STABLE to 7.0 STABLE ? I imagine there
>>is a tool for that? Short of down loading the iso files and doing it from
>Don't know if there is a tool for this, but the usual way is to make a
>RELENG-7 supfile, csup the 7-STABLE sources  and build them. More on
>this subject in the handbook.
>>Thanks for your patience!!
This is correct. The tool freebsd-update may be used to update between
releases (and release candidates) with binaries, but not between the
development trees.


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