How can i know if the freebsd kernel need to be updated ?
freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Jul 14 13:44:31 UTC 2010
On Wed, 14 Jul 2010 15:40:28 +0200, Bernt Hansson <bernt at bah.homeip.net> wrote:
> zaxis said the following on 2010-07-13 10:12:
> > Now i use the following commands to maintain my freebsd box.
> >> portsnap fetch update
> >> pkg_version -vIL=
> >> portupgrade -R xxx
> > It works great for software installed through ports. However, how can i know
> > if the kernel needs to be updated ?
> You can't, unless you subscribe to announce at freebsd.org and
> security at freebsd.org
There is an alternative way: If you use "make update" (uses csup),
you can easily see it from the messages. If anything related to
/usr/src/sys has a delta -> kernel has been updated. :-)
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