Updating the system and ports

Ricardo Jesus ricardo.meb.jesus at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 10:07:03 UTC 2010

On 09/03/2010 17:58, Pongthep Kulkrisada wrote:
> * RW (rwmaillists at googlemail.com) wrote:
>> that should be RELENG_8_0
> Sorry for typo, but actually I only appended to the existing supfile.
> Thing goes well.
>> Stable is a stable development branch, if you want to use
>> freebsd-update you need to use a proper release security branch.
> Does that mean -STABLE can not use freebsd-update?
> If so, I am clear now because I encountered the problem
> when I used freebsd-update from -STABLE. It failed.
> Thanks,
> Pongthep
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If you're using STABLE you won't be able to update the base system using 
freebsd-update, use csup for that purpose.

Also have a look to freebsd-update man page, the Description section 
explains the tool's purpose.

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