FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...
gjb at FreeBSD.org
Sat Aug 25 04:24:21 UTC 2012
On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 12:18:39AM -0400, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> 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).
He asked "followed by buildworld/buildkernel." This implies
customization, as did the second question.
> 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.
I do. It will overwrite them.
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