New ports on older stable (4.11)
hk at alogis.com
Thu Mar 2 13:08:26 UTC 2006
On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 11:41:28AM +0000, Pete French wrote:
> > I still share a part of your trepidation about getting oneself into
> > a bind with uncooperative dependencies, etc. However, I have had
> > more success than I would have imagined.
> Thats good to hear. What I am intending to do is to backup the
> whole ports tree, try and do the upgrade, and if it doesnt work
> then just go and rebuild all the old ones instead.
if you have the place to spare you might want to do this inside
a chroot-environment - so if everything goes as expected, you
have all the ports available as packages already, and if it
doesn't you don't have to revert everything again...
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