Update 4.8 to 4.9 or secure

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Nov 16 20:41:46 GMT 2003

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On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 08:31:02PM +0000, Henrik Morsing wrote:
> Thanks to both of you.
> What's the differens between 4-STABLE and 4.9?
> If I want to update to 4.9 am I right in doing something like:
> cvsup the 4.8 sources
> make world?
> cvsup RELENG_4_9
> make world (again. Is the first make world neccessary?)

=46rom 4.8-RELEASE, it's sufficiently close that you can just cvsup the
RELENG_4_9 sources directly and compile in one step.
> Does this look ok:
> *default host=3Dcvsup3.uk.FreeBSD.org
> *default base=3D/usr
> *default prefix=3D/mnt/local
> *default release=3DRELENG_4_8

Or RELENG_4_9 if that's the version you want.

> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> *default compress
> src-all

Yes -- this all looks good.

> cvsroot-all

If all you want is the sources, then you don't need cvsroot-all -- the
cvsroot collections will get you large chunks of the main FreeBSD CVS
source repository -- that's a lot more than you need just to keep a
machine up to date.



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