Upgrading to 64 bit from a 32 bit installation on FBSD 7

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Thu Sep 18 19:29:26 UTC 2008

Andrew Berry wrote:
> On 18-Sep-08, at 2:37 AM, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Andrew Berry wrote:
>>> Can I simply rebuild the world (or use freebsd-update), and 
>>> portupgrade everything to rebuild for amd64? Or, will things break as 
>>> libraries are upgraded which still have 32-bit dependancies on the 
>>> system?
>> This is a pretty common question, did you try searching the archives 
>> or google for the answer?
> Yes, I did, and was quite surprised when I didn't find a clear answer :)

Perhaps because it's not a simple operation ;)


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