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Date:      Mon, 7 Dec 2009 11:53:32 +0100
From:      Alex Huth <a.huth@tmr.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: update/upgrade question
Message-ID:  <20091207105332.GC3765@borusse.borussiapark>
In-Reply-To: <4B1CD725.8030607@infracaninophile.co.uk>
References:  <20091207095416.GA3765@borusse.borussiapark> <4B1CD725.8030607@infracaninophile.co.uk>

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* Matthew Seaman schrieb:
> > Next question is if i don't get updates with freebsd-update when i have
> > a stable version? I have the problem with two machines (6.3 and 6.4). On both
> > i do not get the public key because it is not available on the remote server.
> > I have test it with debug.
> 
> freebsd-update only covers the RELEASE branches.  That is equivalent to
> RELENG_6_3 or RELENG_6_4 in your cases.  However 6.3-RELEASE is due to go out
> of support on the 31st January (http://www.freebsd.org/security/security.html)
> so now would be a good time to think about upgrading.
> 
So if i understand that right, it is not possible to follow the engeneering in
stable and having all patches without using the way over "make buildworld
..."?

thx

Alex



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