Upgrading packages

Boris Samorodov bsam at ipt.ru
Wed Sep 2 11:15:29 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2 Sep 2009 05:12:25 -0500 Chris wrote:

> I'll paraphrase what you said as I understand you;

> Upgrading packages to a RELEASE system (by way of setting set
> PACKAGESITE to reflect:
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-7-stable/Latest/)
> Would indeed keep them updated whereas the default PACKAGESITE setting
> would do nothing more then install the packages that were created at the
> time of RELEASE.

> So in short, Yes, there is a way I can run RELEASE while still getting
> updated packages using pkg_upgrade as long as I set PACKAGESITE.


> Now - I just need that last question answered about mounting ext2 and
> I'm off to install.

Not me, sorry.

WBR, Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD Committer, http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve

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