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Date:      Wed, 02 May 2007 00:34:32 -0700
From:      Colin Percival <cperciva@freebsd.org>
To:        Angelin Lalev <lalev@uni-svishtov.bg>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update question
Message-ID:  <46383F08.7090908@freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: <38110740f12a9e51cb96f1a0014b768f@uni-svishtov.bg>
References:  <38110740f12a9e51cb96f1a0014b768f@uni-svishtov.bg>

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Angelin Lalev wrote:
> I have machine wich is build from sources (FreeBSD 6.2p3 , RELENG_6_2). 
> Can I use freebsd-update on that machine straight away?

Yes.  If you made any changes to the source code before compiling, you
may need to edit /etc/freebsd-update.conf (and in particular, the
IgnorePaths and UpdateIfUnmodified directives).

> In the article that appears on top of google (http://www.daemonology.net/freebsd-update/binup.html), there is section about removing kernel counters, perllocal.pod etc. It's not clear for me if that step should be taken at server's or the client's side. 

That's done at the server side, as part of the process of building the
updates.

Colin Percival



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