On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 12:08:22PM +0000, Mark wrote: > Yeah; but it's the upgrade I'm unclear about. You'd think there be some > standard supfile template to upgrade your OS.
What, like /usr/share/examples/cvsup/standard-supfile? Although there's a bit of a twist to how it works: the standard-supfile installed on your system will have the CVS tag inside it appropriate to the branch you have installed. So, on a 4.9-STABLE it contains: *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4 whilst on 4.9-RELEASE-pX it contains: *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4_9 and on 5.2.1-RELEASE-p1 it contains: *default release=cvs tag=. Oh well. Can't win them all: I'd expect tag=. to be correct for 5-CURRENT, and for 5.2.1-RELEASE-p1 to have tag=RELENG_5_2 What ever, you can download the appropriate supfile from the CVS repository, and it's fairly obvious how to modify the file for other branches: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/share/examples/cvsup/standard-supfile?rev=18.104.22.168&content-type=text/plain&only_with_tag=RELENG_4 http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/share/examples/cvsup/standard-supfile?rev=22.214.171.124.6.1&content-type=text/plain&only_with_tag=RELENG_4_9 http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/share/examples/cvsup/standard-supfile?rev=1.22&content-type=text/plain&only_with_tag=RELENG_5_2 Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks Savill Way PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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