On Thursday 08 November 2007, Roland Smith wrote: > On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 02:48:47PM -0300, Mario Lobo wrote: > > Concerning this, I've "cvsuping" to 6-CURRENT on a dual-core desktop. The > > system is running well, but I'd really like to move up to 7. Can it be > > done through cvsup from 6.2-STABLE to 7-CURRENT or is it "wiser" to > > install from scratch? any upgrade gotchas/procedure ? > > It _can_ be done. (I've done it). > > First, make a list of all your ports (portmaster -L works fine for > that). Then csup to RELENG_7. Then follow the instructions from > /usr/src/Makefile (the bit about 'upgrade their source'). I've outlined > the process below, with my own additions marked with lowercase letters > > > a. Make backups > b. Read /usr/src/UPDATING > 1. `cd /usr/src' (or to the directory containing your source tree). > 2. `make buildworld' > 3. `make buildkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE' (default is GENERIC). > 4. `make installkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE' (default is GENERIC). > [steps 3. & 4. can be combined by using the "kernel" target] > 5. `reboot' (in single user mode: boot -s from the loader prompt). > 6. `mergemaster -p' > 7. `make installworld' > 8. `make delete-old' > 9. `mergemaster' > 10. `reboot' > c. `pkg_delete -a' (delete all your ports) > 11. `make delete-old-libs' (in case no 3rd party program uses them > anymore) d. Reinstall all root and leaf ports. Dependencies will then be > installed automatically. > > Roland
Wow ! Thanks, Roland !! Just what I needed. One last question. You said "csup to RELENG_7". I use cvsup so should my tag be 7-RELENG ? -- Mario Lobo Segurança de Redes - Desenvolvimento e Análise IPAD - Instituto de Pesquisa e Apoio ao Desenvolvimento Tecnológico e Científico _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"