On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Olivier Mueller <om-lists-...@omx.ch>wrote:
> Hello, > > After an upgrade from FreeBSD 7.0 to 7.1 (with freebsd-update in my > case), is it required to recompile all ports (portupgrade -af) like > specified in some docs/blog-entries, or is it not *really* necessary? > What are you doing on your production systems? Having to upgrade > several servers (>15), it's quite important for me to estimate the time > required for the operation... > > I did the upgrade on a test server here, and all ports still seems to > work (apache, php, mysql, etc.) so I guess the answer is no, but I'd > like to be sure before upgrading some important servers :-) > > According to: > > http://www.freebsd.org/releases/7.1R/announce.html > "Users of earlier FreeBSD releases (FreeBSD 6.x) can also use > freebsd-update to upgrade to FreeBSD 7.1, but will be prompted to > rebuild all third-party applications (e.g., anything installed from the > ports tree) after the second invocation of "freebsd-update install", in > order to handle differences in the system libraries between FreeBSD 6.x > and FreeBSD 7.x." > > It would be necessary only for major upgrades (6.x -> 7.x). Right? > > thanks & regards, > Olivier > > _______________________________________________ > freebsd-po...@freebsd.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-ports > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-ports-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" Only tiem to rebuild ports really is for a major version change say 6. -> 7.x but for a minor version change you do not have to rebuild _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"