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Date:      Wed, 10 Feb 2021 09:58:20 -0700
From:      "@lbutlr" <kremels@kreme.com>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Freebsd-upgrade for 12.2 fails
Message-ID:  <820022A3-DE2D-4B17-A128-1B1F73A388A9@kreme.com>
In-Reply-To: <YCPdo7q7uLTB+JUy@mail.bsd4all.net>
References:  <81C89270-2144-4CDB-9532-CEA1ED38BB8F@kreme.com> <YCPdo7q7uLTB+JUy@mail.bsd4all.net>

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On 10 Feb 2021, at 06:20, Herbert J. Skuhra <herbert@gojira.at> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 06:12:29AM -0700, @lbutlr wrote:
>> I forgot to upgrade a machine last month and when trying to do so =
today after running `freebsd-upgrade fetch` and verifying I was on the =
latest versions of 12.1 (I am, -p13) I get this:
>>=20
>> # freebsd-update -r 12-2-release upgrade
>                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Try 12.2-RELEASE.

Argh.

Might I suggest the error message should be more along the lines of =
"12-2-release" is unknown" or something along those lines. Heck, even a =
helpful "did you mean RELEASE" or even  "did you mean 12.2-RELEASE" =
seems possible.

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