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Date:      Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:47:02 +0200
From:      =?UTF-8?Q?Istvan_Gabor?= <suseuser04@lajt.hu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   =?UTF-8?Q?Re:_FreeBSD_update?=
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2012.=20okt=C3=B3ber=208.=2017:35=20napon=20Andreas=20Rudisch=20<"cyb."@g=
mx.net>=20=C3=ADrta:

>=20On=20Mon,=2008=20Oct=202012=2016:52:24=20+0200
>=20Istvan=20Gabor=20<suseuser04@lajt.hu>=20wrote:
>=20
>=20>=20As=20I=20remember=20correctly=20during=20the=20fetch=20I=20saw=20=
a=20message=20that=20the=20current=20patch=20level=20is=20p4.
>=20>=20After=20rebooting=20the=20computer=20uname=20gives=20p3=20on=20th=
e=20updated=20system:
>=20>
>=20>=20Why=20does=20uname=20reports=20p3=20while=20freebsd-update=20indi=
cates=20p4=20state?
>=20
>=20Hi,
>=20
>=20if=20freebsd-update=20does=20not=20update=20the=20kernel=20uname=20wi=
ll=20not=20show=20the
>=20'correct'=20patch=20level.
>=20
>=20Andreas

Thanks=20Andreas.

FreeBSD=20Handbook=20(at=20the=20end=20of=20section=2025.2.2)=20says:

"However,=20freebsd-update=20will=20always=20update=20the=20/usr/src/sys/=
conf/newvers.sh=20file.
The=20current=20patch=20level=20(as=20indicated=20by=20the=20-p=20number=20=
reported=20by=20uname=20-r)=20is=20obtained
from=20this=20file.=20Rebuilding=20your=20custom=20kernel,=20even=20if=20=
nothing=20else=20changed,=20will=20allow
uname(1)=20to=20accurately=20report=20the=20current=20patch=20level=20of=20=
the=20system."

From=20this=20I=20conclude=20that=20if=20I=20rebuild=20the=20kernel=20(th=
e=20general=20kernel,=20not=20a=20custom=20kernel),
it=20should=20reflect=20patch=20level=20correctly.
This=20raises=20another=20question:=20are=20the=20updates=20made=20sequen=
tially,=20as=20p1,=20p2,=20etc.?
This=20would=20explain=20why=20the=20kernel=20stayed=20at=20p3=20level=20=
while=20the=20system=20was=20updated=20to
p4.=20I=20Suppose=20if=20the=20update=20was=20done=20in=20one=20step=20af=
ter=20fetching=20and=20applying=20all
update=20patches=20the=20kernel=20should=20reflect=20the=20system's=20pat=
ch=20level.=20Is=20this=20correct?
I=20am=20confused=20a=20little=20bit.

Istvan







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