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Date:      Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:35:23 -0800
From:      Chris Maness <chris@chrismaness.com>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        Daniel Corbe <corbe@corbe.net>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Mergemaster with Freebsd-Update
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On Jan 19, 2015 1:24 PM, "Warren Block" <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, 19 Jan 2015, Chris Maness wrote:
>
>> On Jan 19, 2015 12:07 PM, "Daniel Corbe" <corbe@corbe.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Chris Maness <chris@chrismaness.com> writes:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Also, is the a tool like portsnap for my source tree?  I used svn the
>>
>> last
>>>>
>>>> time and downloaded the whole version 10.0 tree.  I think I should be
>>
>> able
>>>>
>>>> to apply deltas only for the minor upgrade to 10.1, but google has not
>>
>> been
>>>>
>>>> my friend here.  I know that svn has that capability like cvsup did,
>>
>> but I
>>>>
>>>> have not been able to figure it out.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Chris
>>>
>>>
>>> Once you've fetched the entire tree for the first time, all you need to
>>> do is continually run svn fetch in /usr/src to grab any updates or
>>> additions.
>>>
>>
>> I had figured that out, but how do you increment up a minor version?
>
>
> The version was specified by the path of the initial 'svn checkout'.
> Afterwards, any changes to that branch are included when an 'svn update'
> is run.
>
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/svn.html

So in that case I would have to blow the whole tree away to go from 10.0 to
10.1.  I understand that some may have a different philosophy on following
version changes, but the last time I let go until the end of support it
took a lot of effort to get up to speed.  I was also missing out on much
better ports mgmt tools.

Chris



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