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Old 4th May 2013
cbrace cbrace is offline
Real Name: Colin Brace
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This HowTo is very helpful, thanks. One question:
-- the RELEASE branch allows to use binary updates via freebsd-update tool for security fixes
-- the STABLE branch requires compiling of the FreeBSD base system
If you are running STABLE, how then do you upgrade to a future version of FreeBSD? If you periodically need to recompile the base system from source, doesn't that significantly lessen the advantages of using packages?

Is there any way to keep a FreeBSD server up to date (both base and userland) using only binaries?
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