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Date:      Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:28:12 +0000
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Upgrade question?
Message-ID:  <20151215132812.19d2c880@gumby.homeunix.com>
In-Reply-To: <20151214204949.GA27984@darth-vader.org>
References:  <20151214204949.GA27984@darth-vader.org>

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On Mon, 14 Dec 2015 14:49:49 -0600
Bryan Albright wrote:

> Hi folks!
> 
> When upgrading from 8.4 to 9.3,in preparation to go from 9.3 to 10.2,
> does it make sense to do a full port upgrade, after checking
> /usr/ports/UPDATING (of course?)
> 
> Something like a 
> % portupgrade -a
> 
> Between the update to 9.3 and the update to 10.2?  Or can I "get away
> with" a update from 8.4 to 9.3, then update 9.3 to 10.2, then doa
> portupgrade -a?

When you cross a major boundary you should rebuild *all* install ports.

It's not necessary, but I do usually do update ports before just to
establish that they all build correctly.



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