FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...

Glen Barber gjb at
Sat Aug 25 16:51:36 UTC 2012

On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 04:04:07PM +0200, Alexandre wrote:
> > No.  freebsd-update(8) is a binary system updater.  It does not touch
> > your source tree.
> >
> Freebsd-update tool installs binary updates for -RELEASE branch only (base
> system + GENERIC kernel). By default, /usr/src is synced. So you can
> upgrade your system and GENERIC kernel, then rebuild manually your custom
> kernel if you got one. This is described in the Handbook at the page
> "FreeBSD update".
> You do not have to SVN or CSUP your /usr/src sources tree after used
> freebsd-update tool.

You're right, my mistake.  I meant to remove that last sentence after
realizing this.  Sorry for the confusion.


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