updated "world" to CURRENT, how to update ports to CURRENT?

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 24 05:07:13 PDT 2009

On Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:21:10 +0100
Matthias Apitz <guru at unixarea.de> wrote:

> El día Tuesday, March 24, 2009 a las 10:07:14AM +0000, Bruce Cran
> escribió:
> > The ports tree isn't versioned like /usr/src; 'portsnap fetch' will
> > always fetch the latest copy from cvs mainline, and the only way to
> > go back to a branch (e.g RELENG_5_5_0) is by using csup, which you
> > would only really want to do if you're using a release of FreeBSD
> > which has gone out of support, such as 5.x.
> What made me worry about this was reading
> http://www.freebsd.org/ports/index.html
> The Ports Collection supports the latest release on the
> FreeBSD-CURRENT and FreeBSD-STABLE branches....

You should still rebuild all your ports, since you have crossed a major
version boundary. 

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