Migration 5.3{4} to 6.2

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Nov 12 14:40:15 PST 2006

Todorov @ Paladin wrote:
> Hi group,
> what is your opinion - will there be directly supported way to upgrade
> from source 5.3 & 5.4 to upcomming 6.2 ?

The "officially supported" way is always to do a backup then clean

That said, it's been reported on the list several times that source
upgrades work from 5.x to 6.x, and are fairly painless. Your best bet
would be to first upgrade to the latest code in RELENG_5, then upgrade
to RELENG_6, but you can try it without that step first if you're




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