security patch vs. binary upgrade

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Sun Jun 21 14:35:17 UTC 2015

On Sun, 21 Jun 2015 12:43:45 +0200
Lev <leventelist at> wrote:

> If I patch my sustem with security patches, and then upgrade the binary
> packages will the patches lost?

No problem, freebsd-update only makes changes to the base system.

Packages are not part of the base system and will not be affected by
freebsd-update, they are upgraded by using pkg upgrade or by building
from source using ports.

Mike Clarke

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