A possibly odd upgrade question

Chris Brennan xaero at xaerolimit.net
Thu May 19 20:47:48 UTC 2011

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:

I would advice to do so, no matter what the pkg_delete
> command will cause. If I remember correctly, MODYFIED
> files will not be touched (checksum test), and a directory
> won't be removed if it contains something that won't
> be deleted according to the initial "packing list".
> So if anything unexpected happens - you can consult your
> "before" configuration files to change the "after" ones,
> or simply re-use them if possible.

Thanks for getting back to me so quick on this :D. That was pretty much what
I needed to know, so I shall embark on this shortly.

After much thought, I think my process would be this:

chsh back to bin/sh (I currently use bash as my primary shell)
logout back in for shell change
pkg_delete -fravd
get new base srcs
(re)install desired tools (vim mostly, although I can function in vi)
rebuild world/kernel for new version
rebuild new tools for new libs

am I forgetting something?

> A: Yes.
> >Q: Are you sure?
> >>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.

> >>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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