7.2-STABLE to 8-R

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at otenet.gr
Tue Nov 24 17:47:07 UTC 2009

John wrote:
> Hello list
> I've looked high and low for a howto/link showing how to update to 8, to
> no avail. Is it just a case of the regular buildworld process or are
> there gotchas because we are crossing major version numbers.
You can go the source way or the 'freebsd-update' way. Either way, you
will have to rebuild all ports.
Detailed instructions are in the Handbook:


(see 24.2.3)

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