FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...
wollman at hergotha.csail.mit.edu
Sat Aug 25 04:18:41 UTC 2012
In article <20120825041357.GD1345 at glenbarber.us>, gjb at freebsd.org writes:
>On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 04:55:48AM +0100, Ben Morrow wrote:
>> 1. Is is sensible|supported to use freebsd-update to update just the src
>> component, followed by a normal buildworld/buildkernel to update the
>> rest of the system? I would much prefer to avoid having to use svn,
>> especially given that it isn't in the base system.
>No. freebsd-update(8) is a binary system updater. It does not touch
>your source tree.
It works just fine for that, actually -- PROVIDED that you installed
the source tree the same way (from original installation media or with
a previous freebsd-update invocation).
I don't know what it will do if you've modified the sources. On the
machines where I do this, I don't touch the sources.
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