upgrade path from 5.5

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sun Sep 7 14:51:40 UTC 2008

"Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca> writes:

> So if some ports aren't supported on 5.5, I'd better get my aging
> gateway upgraded.
> This begs the question of the correct path. I'm tempted to do a fresh
> install of 7.0 and then restore, but mergemaster does a better job of
> making sure the config files are both updated, and that nothing is
> lost.
> Would the correct path be 5.5 -> 6.3 -> 7.0?

That should be fine.  RELENG_6 instead of 6.3 would also work, and so

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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