Questions about freebsd-update
jungleboogie0 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 17:35:40 UTC 2015
On 7 July 2015 at 17:14, Quartz <quartz at sneakertech.com> wrote:
> 1) How do I get a list of available updates for a system WITHOUT actually
> downloading anything or writing any files to disk?
Well when I use freebsd-update it's to fetch security advisories and
errata notices, both available on the lower right side here:
Open one up, look for the patch and view it.
I have no idea about 2.
For 3, the SA and EN contain this at the bottom:
VI. Correction details
The following list contains the correction revision numbers for each
I don't think you'd be able to patch a release machine without
freebsd-update as with stable/head, you need to fetch latest code,
build world and head as described here:
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