Questions about freebsd-update
quartz at sneakertech.com
Mon Jul 13 01:42:32 UTC 2015
> What level of granularity would you prefer for freebsd-update?
With OSX/Windows I can see the past list of system updates/KBs made
available since the base OS came out. I apparently can't do that with
With OSX/Windows I have the option of foregoing the most recent
update(s) and installing only an older version if necessary. I
apparently can't do that with freebsd-update.
With OSX/Windows I have the ability to download some of the major
updates separately as standalone packages, which I can then copy over
via usb stick and install offline. I apparently can't do that with
I originally started this thread hoping that I was just wrong about
freebsd-update, that maybe it was more advanced than I thought, that
there was a simpler way to do updates besides the src/make/install
dance. It's clear to me now that the situation is what I thought it was,
so I'll just continue dealing with it the way I always have.
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