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Date:      Thu, 25 Apr 2013 06:39:41 +0100
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD-update?
Message-ID:  <20130425063941.126a748686691ce998aa8a07@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <5178602F.9010805@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
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On Thu, 25 Apr 2013 08:43:59 +1000
Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au> wrote:

> On 04/25/13 06:31, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:52:17 -0500
> > "Mark Felder" <feld@feld.me> wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:34:30 -0500, Steve O'Hara-Smith
> >> <steve@sohara.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> You have updated to 9.1-RELEASE-p2 - but since there have been no
> >>> kernel changes since 9.1-RELEASE the kernel version message hasn't
> >>> changed.
> >>> This could very reasonably be regarded as bug in the update/version
> >>> reporting process but I wouldn't hold my breath for a fix, as things
> >>> stand
> >>> the version reported only changes when the kernel is updated, or if
> >>> you recompile it after the update.
> >> It would be nice if the version of the OS itself was stored in
> >> something like /etc/freebsd-version so you know what the version of
> >> the OS as a
> > 	Yes it would.
> >
> sysctl kern.version

	The problem under discussion is that the kernel version does not
change when a freebsd-update update does not include a kernel change.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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