Upgrading jails to 7.2-RELEASE with freebsd-update

Martin Turgeon freebsd at optiksecurite.com
Tue May 5 17:50:20 UTC 2009

Mel Flynn a écrit :
> On Tuesday 05 May 2009 17:37:42 Martin Turgeon wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> It's the first time I'm using freebsd-update to upgrade my system to a
>> new release. I just upgraded the base system from 7.1-RELEASE to
>> 7.2-RELEASE and everything went fine. I now wanted to upgrade my jails
>> to the new release but freebsd-update is telling me that's already
>> updated...
>> freebsd-update -b /usr/jail/mysql/ upgrade -r 7.2-RELEASE
>> freebsd-update: Cannot upgrade from 7.2-RELEASE to itself
> Should be able to trick it using:
> env UNAME_r=7.1-RELEASE-p5 freebsd-update -b /path/to/jail
> (based on a quick source scan, untested).

Thanks for your answer, it worked great!

But, I'm still wondering why this is necessary? I didn't have to do this 
last time.

Thanks for the info,


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