FreeBSD upgrade 10.3 to 11.0

Maciej Suszko maciej at
Tue Nov 29 18:48:15 UTC 2016

"James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions at>
> I am testing out the procedures to upgrade our existing FreeBSD hosts
> from 10.3 to 11.0 using a bhyve guest configured for the purpose.  I
> have followed the instructions in the handbook/wiki to the best of my
> understanding. I have a question about the last step however.
> One is supposed to reinstall all of the port pkgs one has installed. 
> Is there an automated way to do this provided by the FreeBSD
> community; or is this a case of roll your own script?

You can install misc/compat10x just after upgrade to 11.0 and then
start rebuilding/reinstalling all binaries using your favourite tool.
All software built on 10 _should_ work on 11.0 having compat10x.
regards, Maciej Suszko.
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