freebsd-update - 10.0 to 10.1

Carl Johnson carlj at
Mon Nov 17 17:04:33 UTC 2014

Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at> writes:

> On Monday, November 17, 2014 04:05:22 PM Jerry wrote:
>> I received the same message. I decided to go ahead and do
>> a complete rebuild of the ports. The message also stated
>> that I should run "freebsd-update install" after
>> rebuilding the ports. I assume I do that before
>> rebooting the machine. Is that correct? I am also
>> assuming that I should rebuild the ports BEFORE
>> rebooting. I hope so. Because that is what I am doing
>> and there was no message that stated I should reboot
>> first.
> When upgrading between major versions, yes, you certainly 
> need to rebuild all userland ports before doing the second 
> reboot, otherwise all hell will break loose when libraries 
> for the major version are incompatibile with userland ports 
> built with a library from a previous major version.
> My issue is I've never had to do this when upgrading minor 
> revisions within the same release train.
> So I'll go ahead and ignore the message and let you all know 
> what happens.

I ignored the message and I haven't seen any problems yet.
Carl Johnson		carlj at

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