upgrade from 8.2 to 9.0
dick at nagual.nl
Fri Jan 13 14:00:32 UTC 2012
Op 13-1-2012 14:56, Bas Smeelen schreef:
> On 01/13/2012 02:42 PM, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
>> I possible I want my server to upgrade from 8.2-RELEASE to 9.0-RELEASE.
>> I guess the binary upgrade will not be a problem with "freebsd-update -r
>> 9.0-RELEASE fetch" If so, I do like to hear the caveats.
>> My main problem lies with the installed ports. I know the -all- have to be
>> recompiled, but I don't know an easy way for this job. I always use
>> portmaster. Do I have to make a list manually for all installed ports? Or
>> is there a procedure to follow in this matter? I'd like to get some
>> pointers if possible.
> It works great with source upgrade, so freebsd-update should not be a
> problem but i haven't used it yet to upgrade to 9.
> It is used like this: freebsd-update -r 9.0-RELEASE upgrade (i.e. not fetch)
> See also the handbook for a good explanation
> You can use portmaster --list-origins to make a list of all root and leaf
> ports and use this to reinstall all ports after the upgrade.
> See man portmaster for a good example.
> Or you can use portmaster -af to recompile all ports.
Ah, yes, I remember the latter is disadviced because some ports can have
differences so you have some garbage if you run portmaster -af
I will look up the example in the manual. It also will tell me
(probably) if all ports have to be removed beforehand or that this does
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