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Date:      Tue, 24 Mar 2009 12:06:43 +0000
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: updated "world" to CURRENT, how to update ports to CURRENT?
Message-ID:  <20090324120643.5fcd1f87@gumby.homeunix.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090324102110.GA4829@rebelion.Sisis.de>
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On Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:21:10 +0100
Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de> wrote:

> El d=EDa Tuesday, March 24, 2009 a las 10:07:14AM +0000, Bruce Cran
> escribi=F3:
>=20
> > The ports tree isn't versioned like /usr/src; 'portsnap fetch' will
> > always fetch the latest copy from cvs mainline, and the only way to
> > go back to a branch (e.g RELENG_5_5_0) is by using csup, which you
> > would only really want to do if you're using a release of FreeBSD
> > which has gone out of support, such as 5.x.
>=20
> What made me worry about this was reading
>=20
> http://www.freebsd.org/ports/index.html
>=20
> The Ports Collection supports the latest release on the
> FreeBSD-CURRENT and FreeBSD-STABLE branches....

You should still rebuild all your ports, since you have crossed a major
version boundary.=20




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