[HEADS UP] "freebsd-update rollback" broken on minor version upgrades

Colin Percival cperciva at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 16 06:24:06 PST 2007

Colin Percival wrote:
> A quick heads-up to everyone here using my new FreeBSD Update "upgrade"
> code: If you have performed a minor version upgrade (e.g., 6.2-RELEASE ->
> 6.3-BETA1 or 7.0-BETA1.5 -> 7.0-BETA2) please do not attempt to roll it
> back using "freebsd-update rollback".
> That code is currently broken and will make your system unbootable.  I
> should have this fixed within the next couple of days.

I have updated the code on my website and in the FreeBSD CVS tree.  Anyone
who downloads freebsd-update-upgrade.tgz from daemonology.net after this
point, or anyone using the code in 6.3-RC1 or 7.0-RC1, should be able to
rollback minor version upgrades successfully.

Colin Percival

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