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Date:      Wed, 6 May 2009 17:13:55 +0400
From:      Eygene Ryabinkin <rea-fbsd@codelabs.ru>
To:        Miroslav Lachman <000.fbsd@quip.cz>
Cc:        freebsd-current@freebsd.org, Paul Stewart <paul@paulstewart.org>
Subject:   Re: 7.1 to 7.2 upgrade question
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Wed, May 06, 2009 at 03:08:03PM +0200, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> Eygene Ryabinkin wrote:
> > In principle, you can run into some errors, like KVM size mismatches
> > (and other ABI changes) if your kernel (that you build from sources) and
> > updated base will differ.  But you'll immediately notice it ;))  And for
> > most cases such way should work fine.
> 
> Just a question: How can kernel be different, if it is build from the 
> same sources (7.2-RELEASE)? freebsd-update updates the sources too (if 
> old sources are installed in /usr/src), or am I wrong?

If you are really checking out 7.2-RELEASE, then no, they can't be
different.  But you could checkout 7-STABLE and thus kernel might
diverge from the world.
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Eygene
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