How do I determine the FreeBSD "world" revision/version?
roberthuff at rcn.com
Sat Mar 7 06:32:00 PST 2009
> > If you do 'mix-and-match' where different parts of your system
> > come from different versions of FreeBSD you will have to keep
> > track of this yourself.
> Such differences can occur if you
> 1st - make update
> 2nd - build and install world and kernel
> 3rd - make update again
> 4th - build and install kernel only
> It can as well happen if you "make install" for a certain part of
> the OS (from the /usr/src tree) only.
I would consider these wearing a giant karmic "Kick Me!" sign.
I've done it, but only rarely, with parts that don't change much,
and with code bases that are _at most_ a few days apart.
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