best overall upgrade from 8.x?

Craig Rodrigues rodrigc at
Tue Nov 18 06:55:36 UTC 2014

On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 7:44 PM, Royce Williams <royce at> wrote:

> I have some 8.x boxes that I'm looking to start planning to transition
> before 8.4 is likely to go EOL next year.
> All other things being equal, what's the general consensus on where to
> upgrade to from 8.x ... 9.x, or 10.x?

Do you have one of your machines available for experimentation to do
a test upgrade from 8.x to 10.1-RELEASE via freebsd-update, and also
pkg_add to pkgng?

I would be curious what your experience with this would be, so that we can
fix documentation for doing such an upgrade.

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