preparing for an upgrade

Benjamin Lee ben at
Tue Nov 18 22:14:02 PST 2008

On 11/18/08 21:43, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> You can only use it on 7.x if you add compatibility libraries and ensure
> your kernel has COMPAT_FREEBSD6 in it.  These libraries have given some
> users trouble in the past; you will find most people advocate rebuilding
> all ports from scratch (pkg_delete -af please) when upgrading between
> major FreeBSD versions (e.g. 6.x -> 7.x).

Is there a particular reason that you recommend using pkg_delete?  I
just did 'portupgrade -aRf' for my 6.2 -> 7.0 upgrades.

Benjamin Lee

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