update to RELENG_6 fails
Alexander I. Mogilny
sg at astral.ntu-kpi.kiev.ua
Thu May 18 09:54:12 PDT 2006
Doug Barton wrote me on Wed, May 17, 2006 at 09:41:45PM -0700
> Mars G. Miro wrote:
> > For the record, I've successfully updated a 5.4X to 6.1R w/o a hitch.
> > I don't think you need to go to 5-stable if you want 6.X. Most apps
> > will even still work and dont need to be recompiled.
> As happy as I am to hear that, if you'd read the section in UPDATING that I
> was referring to, you'd have seen:
> When upgrading from one major version to another it is generally
> best to upgrade to the latest code in the currently installed branch
> first, then do an upgrade to the new branch. This is the best-tested
> upgrade path, and has the highest probability of being successful.
> Please try this approach before reporting problems with a major
> version upgrade.
> Which clearly applies to the situation at hand.
> Please move this conversation to freebsd-stable.
Thanks. I cvsuped my source tree to RELENG_5. Build completed without
errors. Thanks for your answers.
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