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Date:      Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:37:50 -0400
From:      Carmel <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and updating to new release
Message-ID:  <BLU436-SMTP144850FE4066A24814D884780800@phx.gbl>
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On Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:08:44 -0500, Brandon J. Wandersee stated:

> Be aware, though, that freebsd-update will become obsolete with the
> 11.0-RELEASE anyway. All binary base system updates for 11.0 onward
> will be distributed in a package format compatible with pkg(8). It
> will still be possible to update from source, if you find you prefer
> that in the end.

I am not sure if I understand that correctly. Are you saying that I
could use pkg(8) to update the system to whatever the final release of
FreeBSD 11 is?


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