painful binary upgrade from 8.1 to 8.2

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Sun Nov 6 19:54:29 UTC 2011

>>>>> "Mark" == Mark Felder <feld at> writes:

Mark> Does freebsd-update follow /etc/mergemaster.rc?

No, apparently it just calls classic "merge", which doesn't have any
kind of "ignore CVS tags".  No wonder it's painful.

But surely, I'm not the only one using freebsd-update.  Does everyone
else put up with this, or is there some additional tool I'm missing?

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