freebsd-update and archs

Colin Percival cperciva at
Sat Jan 21 11:55:29 UTC 2012

On 01/21/12 02:25, Christer Solskogen wrote:
> I've just finished installing FreeBSD on my "new" Mac mini G4, and
> when I ran freebsd-update on it I found out that freebsd-update only
> supports i386 and amd64 architectures.
> How come?

We don't have suitable build hardware for other architectures, and there are
some problems with release cross-building which aren't fixed yet.

Colin Percival
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