Potential Doc Mistake

Brad Fleming bdflemin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 17:55:28 UTC 2014

The command as listed fails on my 9.2-RELEASE VM. But perhaps that’s different in other versions. In either case I’m not a Free BSD master and could certainly be wrong.

On Apr 10, 2014, at 12:08 PM, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:

> Brad Fleming <bdflemin at gmail.com> writes:
>> I think this document might have  syntax error:
>> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/updating-upgrading-freebsdupdate.html
>> Under " Performing the Upgrade” the first command listed is:
>> "freebsd-update -r 9.1-RELEASE upgrade”
>> but I believe the proper command should be:
>> "freebsd-update upgrade -r 9.1-RELEASE”
>> (the “upgrade” is in the wrong place)
>> I could certainly be wrong but the second command is what’s referenced
>> in other documents and was required for me to move from 9.2 to 10.0.
> The manual page actually lists options before the subcommand. A quick
> look at the source makes me think that either order is fine.

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