Source upgrade from 5.5 to 6.X not safe?
josh at tcbug.org
Fri Nov 2 06:38:25 PDT 2007
On Friday 02 November 2007 05:29:03 am Clint Olsen wrote:
> On Nov 02, LI Xin wrote:
> > So we get:
> > - 5.5-STABLE works well on your box
> > - 6.2-RELEASE stock GENERIC works fine
> > - 6.3-PRERELEASE failed for some reason.
> > So far as I am aware I have no clue why this could happen. Could you
> > check if you have any special configuration in your /etc/make.conf,
> > especially special CFLAGS? I usually simply remove my /usr/src /usr/obj
> > and build a new world without make.conf to make sure.
> No special configs in my system:
> # added by use.perl 2007-08-24 03:20:32
> Unless something in here could be construed as dangerous?
Supported source upgrades across major version numbers are the last of the old
release to the first of the newer....so in your case 5.5 -> 6.0 -> 6.3
Other upgrade paths *may* work, or they may not.
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