Changing release version on source
ambrisko at ambrisko.com
Wed Mar 15 01:59:06 UTC 2006
Henri Hennebert writes:
| > Glenn Dawson wrote:
| >> At 12:06 PM 3/8/2006, you wrote:
| >>> Does anyone know how to change the release version of the source
| >>> code? I have some brain dead software (Plesk) that insists on
| >>> FreeBSD 5.3, while it will work just fine on 5.5 and even 6. I am
| >>> wondering i can change the version of RELENG_5 code so that this
| >>> software will think its 5.3-R and let me install. I have tried
| >>> changing the variable in /usr/src/release/Makefile, but that seems
| >>> to have no effect.
| >> Take a look at sys/conf/newvers.sh
| > Excellent, thanks! I'm presuming i have to do a full build/install
| > world for this to take effect. Do you think that anything may break
| > because of this manual change, even if i used RELENG_6 code? I will not
| > be installing any ports.
| I would prefer to wrap /usr/bin/uname with a temporary custom version
| the disired values.
You can use UNAME_ over-rides.
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