freebsd-update not working as expected

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Sat Nov 2 16:15:31 UTC 2019

On Sat, 2 Nov 2019 15:31:07 +0000
tech-lists <tech-lists at> wrote:

> No updates needed to update system to 12.0-RELEASE-p11.
> AIUI, there is a -p11 otherwise why the last line, or am I
> misunderstanding (entirely possible)

	You are almost certainly running it - 12.0p11 was just timezone
updates over p10 so no kernel update which means your unchanged kernel will
still report p10 (which is what uname sees), freebsd-version will report the
userland version or optionally the kernel version viz:

$ uname -a
FreeBSD steve 12.0-RELEASE-p10 FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE-p10 GENERIC  amd64
$ freebsd-version
freebsd-version -k

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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