Freebsd-update to 9.3 from 9.2

Andrew Berg aberg010 at
Sat Aug 9 21:00:20 UTC 2014

On 2014.08.09 10:08, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Andrew Berg wrote:
>> The best thing to do since you need to build world and kernel is to
>> just use svn and do all updates via source. freebsd-update does
>> nothing for you. Grab a completely new copy of the 9.3 source with
>> svn and then build and install it.
> Would it be safe to use freebsd-update to install binary security patches
> after upgrading a system from source?
Since you have your own changes, no. IIRC, there are instructions in the
announcements for building only what has changed so that you do not need to
rebuild the entire world and kernel.

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