On 2003-01-15 02:19, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Schrodinger) wrote:
> I was wondering can anyone tell me the correct procedure for updating my
> sources to the current 4.7 source. From what I can make out so far if I
> want to update my source I would use the following cvsup file:
> *default host=cvsup.ie.FreeBSD.org
> *default base=/usr
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4
> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> *default compress
> src-all
>
> I would then issue the following commands:
> cd /etc
> cvsup -g -L 1 cvsupfle
>
> When the cvsup has finished successfully I would then:
> cd /usr/src/            // this is all assuming that I have properly
>                         configured my make.conf
> make world
>
> When this has finished I would re-compile my kernel and reboot.
> Are these steps correct or am I missing anything?

"make world" will also install the kernel.

You should probably read the instrucctions in src/UPDATING after
running CVSup.  Especially the section titled:

        To update from 4.0-RELEASE or later to the most current
        4.x-STABLE
        ----------

- Giorgos


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