Keep 10.0-STABLE up to date on SPARC

John-Mark Gurney jmg at
Mon Mar 3 17:08:21 UTC 2014

Denny Fuchs wrote this message on Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 12:56 +0100:
> hi,
> I want to keep our old SPARC v215 for Icinga (Nagios) and installed FB 10 with ZFS RootFS. The most headache I have, is to keep FB up to date. I red some howtos, but - for example - cvsup is deprecated and freebsd-update isn't available for SPARC.
> So, I actually  use:
> portsnap fetch update
> portupgrade -a
> (is it correct?)
> But, how I keep the rootfs and kernel up to date? 

iirc, svnlite is now part of 10, if not you can install the svn port and

to get the source, and then use the normal source upgrade instructions:

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