Portsnap vs CSup

Chris Hill chris at monochrome.org
Thu Mar 19 15:51:09 PDT 2009

On Thu, 19 Mar 2009, Charles Howse wrote:

> On Mar 19, 2009, at 2:13 PM, Adam Vandemore wrote:
> I just noticed the description in the man page for freebsd-update:
> ..."Note that updates are only available if they are being built for 
> the FreeBSD release and architecture being used; in particular, the 
> FreeBSD Security Team only builds updates for releases shipped in 
> binary form by the FreeBSD Release Engineering Team, e.g., FreeBSD 
> 6.1-RELEASE and FreeBSD 6.2-RC1, but not FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE or FreeBSD 
> 7.0-CURRENT."
> Is this saying that I can't get a binary upgrade for 6.4-STABLE?

That is exactly what it's saying.

> (You would not believe how long the make world process takes on a Pentium 
> 200!!)

I believe it; been there! I seem to recall it went something like 'start 
the buildworld and go to bed'.

Chris Hill               chris at monochrome.org
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