upgrade from 6.1-RELEASE to 6.3-RELEASE
roberto.nunnari at supsi.ch
Tue Sep 23 07:49:37 UTC 2008
Good! Thank you guys for your quick answer.
Matthew Seaman wrote:
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> Roberto Nunnari wrote:
> | Hello list.
> | | I'm about to upgrade from 6.1-RELEASE to 6.3-RELEASE
> | from source and I'd like to ask a couple of questions.
> | | 1) Do the system interface change? That is, will I have to
> | recompile all ports after upgrading?
> No -- the rule is this isn't necessary for updates within the same
> major branch. In the past, there have been occasional excursions from
> that ideal but not AFAIR in any of the 5.x, 6.x or 7.x release series.
> | 2) Any gotcha, hints or things to be aware of?
> Nothing that I can recall -- this update worked very smoothly just by
> cvsup'ing to the appropriate tag and going through the usual buildworld
> | Of course, as usual I'll take full backups before beginning
> | the upgrade..
> Always wise.
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