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Date:      Sun, 25 Nov 2012 12:06:06 +0000
From:      Karl Pielorz <kpielorz_lst@tdx.co.uk>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update - To 'Stable'?
Message-ID:  <39F2E6C43130FC99BEE99E4F@Octca64MkIV.tdx.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20121122174113.fd724619.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <C1B6C8D1DD95630634DD9DEA@MightyAtom.tdx.co.uk> <20121122174113.fd724619.freebsd@edvax.de>

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--On 22 November 2012 17:41 +0100 Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:

>> I'm looking at switching to 'freebsd-update' - is there an equivalent
>> way  to get it to update me to '-STABLE'?
>
> No. The freebsd-update program can only be used to follow
> the RELEASE branch, plus the security updates (RELEASE-pN).
> Following STABLE branch still requires you to update by
> source.

Ok, as csup is 'deprecated' - I guess what I need to do is move over to 
Subversion instead? - As 'freebsd-update' is only going to get me release + 
security (-pX), not 'stable'.

At the moment we have a local host that has the entire FreeBSD source tree 
on it - so we can just 'cherry pick' versions we need to update - I'd guess 
/ hope a similar setup is possible, but with Subversion...

-Karl
[Off to look for a setup guide ;)]



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