On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 07:13:22 -0800 "Jason C. Wells" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Sten Daniel Soersdal wrote: > > I'm having troubles updating my buildworld and i've had troubles > > narrowing it down on google. > > > > My question is: > > > > Is there any way i could update the system in the state it is now? > > (Preferably without reinstalling the entire system from scratch.) > > > > PS. I've heard about freebsd-update but never got it to work (see > > below) > > I have never used freebsd-update so I can't comment there. I think > that's a binary update though. You are trying to build from source. > > I would use cvsup to update my source tree to 7.0-RELEASE. Since > your initial sources are before Sep 19, they are not 7.0-RELEASE. > Read about cvsup in the handbook. Look at the example files in > /usr/share/examples/cvsup. The I would run 'make clean' and 'make > buildworld' all over again. > > Except for creating a newfs and tweaking files in /etc, building the > world is pretty much installing the entire system. > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cutting-edge.html > > Be careful about the cvs tag that you use. RELENG_7_0_0_RELEASE is > what you will eventually want. If that tag has not yet been set by > releng@, then you will delete your sources. I recommend '-d 20' with > cvsup to protect yourself from accidental deletions. I don't see the need for that, /usr/src/ isn't particularly precious, and it may well be the case that you do need to remove that many files across a major upgrade. > RELENG_7 is > probably what you want until 7.0 is actually released. Since it already exists (I'm using it), the best tag to use is RELENG_7_0 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"