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Date:      Tue, 24 Mar 2009 13:17:57 +0100
From:      Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>
To:        RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: updated "world" to CURRENT, how to update ports to CURRENT?
Message-ID:  <20090324121757.GA8445@rebelion.Sisis.de>
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El día Tuesday, March 24, 2009 a las 12:06:43PM +0000, RW escribió:

> On Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:21:10 +0100
> Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de> wrote:
> 
> > El día Tuesday, March 24, 2009 a las 10:07:14AM +0000, Bruce Cran
> > escribió:
> > 
> > > 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.
> > 
> > What made me worry about this was reading
> > 
> > http://www.freebsd.org/ports/index.html
> > 
> > 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. 

Yes, of course I should do that; but this is a clean system; I've just
installe 70R and CVS updated to CURRENT; no packages have been in
/var/db/pkg;

I now CVS check'ed out /usr/ports and will build what I need.

	matthias
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