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Date:      Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:44:54 -0400
From:      "Derek (freebsd lists)" <482254ac@razorfever.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update: holding back patches, or to a specific version
Message-ID:  <60d4bfc4-0cd5-74b0-41e9-bfab22d66e6d@razorfever.net>
In-Reply-To: <391ff7b9-c340-3286-158b-20c7a2022bd0@chezmarcotte.ca>
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On 18-03-16 05:20 AM, Derek wrote:
> On 18-03-15 05:32 PM, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> "Derek (freebsd lists)" <482254ac@razorfever.net> writes:
>>
>>> Was wondering if anyone knows a way to *not* update to the latest
>>> patch level, but a specific patch level with freebsd-update?
>>
>> Maybe I'm missing your real question, but isn't that just the 
>> '-r' option?
>>
> 
> Thanks!  Nope -r should be it, but I don't think you can specify 
> patch level.  If I do:
> 
>    freebsd-update -r 11.1-RELEASE-p7 upgrade
> 
> I get:
> 
>    Fetching metadata signature for 11.1-RELEASE-p7 from 
> update6.freebsd.org... failed.
> 
> I'm trying with just:
> 
>    freebsd-update -r 11.1-RELEASE upgrade
> 
> to see where I get, but I suspect I'll be at 11.1-RELEASE-p8 at 
> the end of it.  (I don't want -p8 right this second).
> 
> I'll send an update when I see how it goes...
> 

Yup - freebsd-update -r 11.1-RELEASE upgrade will take me to -p8, 
but I *definitely* want -p7, until I can adequately assess the 
impact of -p8 (and maybe let it bake for a bit).

Any other thoughts out there?

Thanks
Derek



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