8.1 -> 8.3
laszlo_danielisz at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 15 17:23:31 UTC 2012
May I ask what is ABI?
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On 2012. September 15. at 18:56, Michael Powell wrote:
> Laszlo Danielisz wrote:
> > Hey Guys,
> > If I want to upgrade from 8.1-RELEASE-p11 to 8.3 do I need to also update
> > installed packages? One more thing: by when has 8.3 release maintenance?
> > Maybe I'm blind but I haven't found the date on freebsd.org (http://freebsd.org)
> When updating within a major release version such as 8.1 to 8.x the ABI is
> stable and remains the same so it is not necessary to update the third party
> packages/ports. It becomes necessary to rebuild/update whenever changing
> from one major release to another, such as from 8.x to 9.x for example.
> If you use csup and a supfile to update src, just use tag=RELENG_8_3 to pull
> in the security maintenance release bits. Currently it is at P4.
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