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Date:      Thu, 19 Mar 2009 18:50:48 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Chris Hill <chris@monochrome.org>
To:        Charles Howse <chowse@charter.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Portsnap vs CSup
Message-ID:  <20090319184847.J29356@tripel.monochrome.org>
In-Reply-To: <B03C7532-C4E5-43F0-A877-7A88C5D5483C@charter.net>
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On Thu, 19 Mar 2009, Charles Howse wrote:

> On Mar 19, 2009, at 2:13 PM, Adam Vandemore wrote:
>
> I just noticed the description in the man page for freebsd-update:
>
> ..."Note that updates are only available if they are being built for 
> the FreeBSD release and architecture being used; in particular, the 
> FreeBSD Security Team only builds updates for releases shipped in 
> binary form by the FreeBSD Release Engineering Team, e.g., FreeBSD 
> 6.1-RELEASE and FreeBSD 6.2-RC1, but not FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE or FreeBSD 
> 7.0-CURRENT."
> Is this saying that I can't get a binary upgrade for 6.4-STABLE?

That is exactly what it's saying.

> (You would not believe how long the make world process takes on a Pentium 
> 200!!)

I believe it; been there! I seem to recall it went something like 'start 
the buildworld and go to bed'.

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Chris Hill               chris@monochrome.org
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