freebsd-update from recent 8-STABLE to 9.0-RELEASE issues
Zane C. B-H.
v.velox at vvelox.net
Mon Jun 25 13:33:14 UTC 2012
On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:12:36 +0100
RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 06:53:45 -0500
> Zane C. B-H. wrote:
> > On Mon, 25 Jun 2012 12:26:12 +0100
> > RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > freebsd-update doesn't support development branches, you have
> > > to go from security branch to security branch.
> > I know it can't be used to update to stable, but I've not
> > encountered any thing in the documentation saying it can't be
> > used to update from stable it to a release.
> From the man page:
> "... the FreeBSD Security Team only builds updates for releases
> shipped in binary form by the FreeBSD Release Engineering Team"
Right, that is exactly what I was referring to. 9.0-RELEASE is one of
those as far as I know.
It is ambiguous as to if that means being upgraded from or to and the
error message given does not indicate what is being upgraded from is
not supported, so I am a bit confused on if this is to be expected or
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