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Date:      Thu, 30 Apr 2020 12:39:45 -0400
From:      Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Scott Bennett <bennett@sdf.org>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Updating from 11.3-stable to 12.1-stable?
Message-ID:  <24234.65361.243692.854655@jerusalem.litteratus.org>
In-Reply-To: <20200430161449.0cf433ea.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <mailman.32653.1588244990.21073.freebsd-questions@freebsd.org> <202004301346.03UDkr12006318@sdf.org> <20200430161449.0cf433ea.freebsd@edvax.de>

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Polytropon writes:

>  I'd like to add that the order in which kernel and world are
>  to be installed, combined with the suggestion to install world
>  in single-user mode, is provided to minimize the risk of
>  accidentally rendering the systen unbootable or damaged.
>  That's why the instructions in /usr/src/Makefile should be
>  taken as _the_ recommended method when updating from source.
>  
>  Check the comment header of /usr/src/Makefile for details.

	Are these instructions identical to the ones near the bottom of
/usr/src/UPDATING?


			Double-checkingly,


				Robert Huff




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