FreeBSD did it again (still)

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Jul 6 13:46:46 UTC 2017

On Thu, 6 Jul 2017, Baho Utot wrote:

> Well FYI the upgrade base 10.1 to 11.0-p10 when as expected. Update the ports 
> to the current quarterly was a tragic happening.  I have done this before 
> upgrade a desktop from 10.3 to 11.0-p0 then to 11.0-p9.  Again the ports just 
> did not work as it resulted in a broken desktop each time.  I started using 
> the quarterly ports branch thinking I get some stablilty.  No stability to be 
> found.  Should I user be able to update without going thru a weeks worth of 
> debugging?  I think that is not too much to ask.

It might or might not be obvious, but after going from FreeBSD 10 to 11 
all ports must be reinstalled.  It is not possible to upgrade only some 
ports without mysterious breakages.

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