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On 10/7/00, 12:13:28 PM, Alfred Perlstein <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote 
regarding Re: downgrade?:

> * Philipp Huber <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [001007 04:08] wrote:
> > hi!
> >
> > is it possible to downgrade a freebsd-current installation to -stable?
> > or is it better to reinstall the whole system?

> It's possible by building a 4.x-stable system and tar'ing the
> /usr/src and /usr/obj over to your -current then doing several
> 'make -k installworld' followed by a 'make installworld' to make
> sure it's all been installed then by building a kernel using the
> "make buildkernel" method described in src/UPDATING.

> --
> "I have the heart of a child; I keep it in a jar on my desk."

Dear Alfred Perlstein,

<caution type="I haven't (as yet) tried this"> 

>From the posts I have been reading, I seem to understand that the 
following may apply (depending on the divergence/relationship between 

-- It may be necessary to downgrade the toolchain (e.g. binutils; 
-- It may be necessary to downgrade "script"utils (ie perl).


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