UPGRADE TO RELEASE 8.0-P3/SAMBA HELP REQUIRED
freebsd at edvax.de
Thu Jun 3 21:43:23 UTC 2010
On Thu, 3 Jun 2010 20:29:28 +0000 (GMT), Andy Hiscock <andyjhiscock at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Why during the upgrade process the "inspecting system" shouldnt
> be able to find and identify and prepair everything that needs
> to be upgraded and reconfigured accordingly.
Because this is the responsibility of the administrator - to decide
WHAT to upgrade, WHY and WHEN, and even HOW.
The base system tools (such as sysinstall, freebsd-upgrade) do not
have any clue about what's going on in /usr/local. This subtree is
reserved for installed applications (that do NOT belong to the
There are two files you should ALWAYS have a look at when performing
They continue very important information for the person who does
the administration for a particular system, e. g. it tells you
that libxyz has gotten a major update and all applications linked
to this library need to be recompiled.
> Surely thats what "Inspecting system" is meant to be doing.
I could come up with hundreds of other ideas what "Inspecting system"
could mean. :-)
> No matter if it is FreeBSD 1.0 or the prior version to the upgrade
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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