freebsd-update && locally modified files

Gregory Orange at
Mon Jun 27 01:31:19 UTC 2016

Hi Stefan,

On 23/06/16 23:11, Stefan `Sec` Zehl wrote:
> | The following files are affected by updates, but no changes have
> | been downloaded because the files have been modified locally:
> | /etc/mail/
> | /etc/mail/
> | /etc/mail/
> | /etc/mail/
> | /var/db/mergemaster.mtree
> The obvious solution of deleting them and letting freebsd-update install
> run did not restore those files.

On the rare occasion that happens, I tend to grab the files from a 
pristine installation and put them in place, as well as copies (with a 
.dist suffix) in case it recurs.


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