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Date:      Wed, 4 Oct 2006 13:36:52 +0100
From:      RW <list-freebsd-2004@morbius.sent.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: what are pX and #X
Message-ID:  <200610041336.54104.list-freebsd-2004@morbius.sent.com>
In-Reply-To: <45239BD7.30502@verysmall.org>
References:  <45239982.2000006@verysmall.org> <fa8f05950610040426g4cde657ciaf3b58de218108d0@mail.gmail.com> <45239BD7.30502@verysmall.org>

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On Wednesday 04 October 2006 12:32, pobox@verysmall.org wrote:
> > My understanding is that as long as pX doesn't change then #X will be
> > incremented.
> >
> > If you do another rebuild of your p10 system now then I would imagine
> > that #X would increase to #1 and will continue to increase until pX is
> > altered.
> >
> > Al
>
> Interesting. I'll give it a try.
>
> What confuses me is that p is changed to 10 by updating only the kernel
> (the world is supposedly the old one). This means that there is no clear
> indication what is exactly updated (kernel/world) and what is not.

Point releases often contain patches for both world and kernel. After updating 
source you shouldn't build *only*  the kernel, unless you have analysed the 
changes and decided a world update is not needed. 




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