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Date:      Fri, 1 May 2020 23:38:22 -0400
From:      Janos Dohanics <web@3dresearch.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Updating from 11.3-stable to 12.1-stable?
Message-ID:  <20200501233822.9eace5db0de7ac9043a8201d@3dresearch.com>
In-Reply-To: <20200429212754.GA1510@rancor.immure.com>
References:  <20200427200111.GA39823@rancor.immure.com> <20200428130853.GB39823@rancor.immure.com> <20200429212754.GA1510@rancor.immure.com>

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On Wed, 29 Apr 2020 16:27:54 -0500
Bob Willcox <bob@immure.com> wrote:

> Well, here are the steps that I took to upgrade my 11.3-STABLE system
> to 12.1-STABLE. May not be the best/most efficient but they worked
> for me and I thought someone else may benefit from them.
> 
> 1)  Make a backup of the current system
> 2)  Delete everything in /usr/src, making certin to remove the files
> and directories that start with a dot (".").
> 3)  Delete everything in /usr/obj.
> 4)  Download (via svn) the new FreeBSD release /usr/src to be updated
> to.
> 5)  Build the new world from the source.
> 6)  Build the new kernel from the source.
> 7)  Run "mergemaster -Fp" to update files that may be needing update
> prior to doing the installworld.
> 8)  Run "make installworld" in /usr/src.
> 9)  Run "make installkernel" in /usr/src.
> 10) [...]

Steps 8) and 9) appear to be in the wrong order:

According to
https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/makeworld.html the
correct order is:

# make buildworld
# make buildkernel
# make installkernel
# shutdown -r now
# make installworld

-- 
Janos Dohanics



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