/usr/src update

francesco scaglione scaglione.francesco at neuf.fr
Wed Nov 5 21:19:06 UTC 2014

On Tue, 4 Nov 2014 19:53:06 -0500
"illoai at gmail.com" <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 30 October 2014 17:48, francesco scaglione
> <scaglione.francesco at neuf.fr> wrote:
> > Hi,
> ...
> >
> > Would it be safe to remove the src component from
> > freebsd-update.conf here as well or should I keep that?
> >
> Assuming you never do source updates of your base system,
> (& given that you use freebsd-update, you probably don't ever)
> & that you don't install any ports that require that /usr/src be
> present to build (assuming you build ports from source rather
> than just install pre-built packages), I can't think of a good
> reason to keep it.
> In any case, there's no harm in removing it, as its absence
> won't affect a running system, & it can be easily restored
> should the need arise.
> Good luck!

Very well, so I will keep the pkg configuration files that are
in /usr/src/etc/pkg/ but I will remove the src component from
freebsd-update.conf, since I really never do source updates.

Thank you very much for your attention,

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