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Date:      Sat, 15 Feb 2020 10:22:59 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        Jacques Foucry <jacques+freebsd@foucry.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Latest available patch version
Message-ID:  <20200215102259.ab740925f38e71165e2e8061@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <20200215093918.GA2714@foucry.net>
References:  <20200215093918.GA2714@foucry.net>

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On Sat, 15 Feb 2020 10:39:18 +0100
Jacques Foucry <jacques+freebsd@foucry.net> wrote:

> Hello friends,
> 
> I MUST be stupid, there is no other explanation.

	Nope just missing some details.

> If it's easy to see the current running patch level of a computer
> 
> `# uname -rms
> FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p1 amd64`

	Not quite, that will tell you the kernel version the system may be
at a later patch level that does not include kernel changes,
freebsd-version will show both kernel and userland patch levels.

> Patch level p1 in this case, I don't know where to find the latest
> available patch level on the net.

	You can't - you get it by installing the release and using
freebsd-update to bring in the patches.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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