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Date:      Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:25:50 -0500
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: update to linux_base-c6
Message-ID:  <542ACB7E.4000206@hiwaay.net>
In-Reply-To: <9e6b9502ba9292e68de94878bf405409@dweimer.net>
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On 09/30/14 09:53, dweimer wrote:
> On 09/30/2014 9:16 am, Kenneth Hatteland wrote:
>> Installing nspluginwrapper with c6 replacing f-10 is not possible on
>> my  machine as nspluginwrapper demands f-10 and this ends in conflict.
>> Any  solution to that ?
>>
>>
>> Kenneth Hatteland, Norway
>>
>
> Did you do steps 2 and 4 from the /usr/ports/UPDATING entry?
>
>
> 20140922:
>   AFFECTS: users of emulators/linux_base-f10 and emulators/linux_base-c6
>   AUTHOR: xmj@FreeBSD.org
>
>   The complete drop-in replacement linux-c6 port infrastructure is in 
> ports
>   and will shortly replace the current linux-f10- ports as default.
>
>   To switch to the linux-c6 infrastructure you should:
>
>   0. Backup all your vital information!
>   1. Remove the current linux base port and all linux-f10- ports.
>   2. Add the following lines to /etc/make.conf:
>        OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT=c6
>        OVERRIDE_LINUX_NONBASE_PORTS=c6
>   3. Make sure no linux application is running.
>   4. Set appropriate sysctl (compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.18).
>   5. Install emulators/linux-c6.
>
>   That should be enough in most circumstances. If you experience 
> difficulties,
>   please be sure to expand step 1 to:
>
>   1a. Remove all ports which depend on linux base port.
>   1b. Remove linux base port.
>   1c. Clean /compat/linux/ directory.
>
>   Should you encounter any other difficulties not fixed by these extended
>   steps, please submit an issue report in Bugzilla and send an email 
> to FreeBSD's
>   emulation@ mailing list.date to linux_base-c6
>
>

I will be following the same upgrade path, & as a guaranteed noob, I 
have a question about step 1 above. I noticed no clean/clear/remove 
entries in /usr/ports/Makefile, what do I do, just 'rm -fr' the 
offending directory ? Please advise ....

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	William A. Mahaffey III

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