freebsd-update and 10.0: Just checking
mueller6724 at bellsouth.net
Wed Jan 22 02:49:09 UTC 2014
from David Newman <dnewman at networktest.com>:
> Just checking: Ate there any issues with upgrading a plain-vanilla
> 9.2-RELEASE box to 10.0-RELEASE using freebsd-update?
> The 10.0 release announcement contains scary warnings about upgrading
> using freebsd-update, but the installation instructions look like the
> usual procedure.
> Errata 13:04 and 13:05 pertain to 10.0 release candidates, so I'm hoping
> these issues got fixed before the final release.
I found a bug in one section (2.1) of installation.html:
2.1. Upgrading from Source
The procedure for doing a source code based update is described in and .
For SVN use the releng/10.0 branch which will be where any upcoming Security Advisories or Errata Notices will be applied.
(end of quote)
It looks like they copied from a template and forgot to fill in the blanks in the first sentence above.
I would know to look in /usr/src/UPDATING or $SRCDIR/UPDATING .
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