Hello, ok first of i use gentoo on my desktop but my server is FreeBSD.
I am comfortable in gentoo updating system, building custom kernels etc.
I am looking to update my freebsd server, but the more i read the more i get confused?
There seems to be some many ways and tools for doing this when i am used to doing emerge -uDp world
The server was originally built with minimal install, then /etc/make.conf including setting CPU type.
custom cvsup was used, really just changed to local mirror.
a custom kernel was used and system was rebuilt with 'make world'
Now i am looking some different type of updates.
2, Whole system
3, version update ie 6.2 > 6.3
Main concern is the first two!
Reading through docs it seems csup -L 2 is now preferred to cvsup -L 2 though if read things correctly portsnap does the same thing with
But what is best way to update the system? should i do 'make world' again?
or use one of the many apps such as
freebsd-update (though believe this only for binary updates)
The other problem is that i have use Hsphere Hosting CP installed on server which seems to cause issues!
doing portmaster -L give me list of updates some which are system some of which are hsphere.
Here is last few to give you an idea.
==>>> hsphere-webshell-4.3.11_0 ===>>> No /usr/ports/hsphere/hsphere-webshell exists, and no information ===>>> about hsphere/hsphere-webshell can be found in /usr/ports/MOVED ===>>> hsphere-webshell-cgi-1.0.4_1 ===>>> No /usr/ports/hsphere/hsphere-webshell-cgi exists, and no information ===>>> about hsphere/hsphere-webshell-cgi can be found in /usr/ports/MOVED ===>>> imake-1.0.2_4,1 ===>>> libXext-1.0.3,1 ===>>> libXt-1.0.5_1 ===>>> liba52-0.7.4_2 ===>>> mysql-scripts-5.0.45 ===>>> New version available: mysql-scripts-5.0.67 ===>>> pico-4.64 ===>>> portupgrade-2.4.6,2 ===>>> postgresql-contrib-7.4.17 ===>>> New version available: postgresql-contrib-7.4.21_1 ===>>> razor-agents-2.84 ===>>> rkhunter-1.2.8_3 ===>>> New version available: rkhunter-1.3.2_1 ===>>> snort-184.108.40.206 ===>>> New version available: snort-220.127.116.11_1 ===>>> texi2html-1.76_1,1 ===>>> webmin-1.430 ===>>> xtrans-1.0.4 ===>>> 38 leaf ports ===>>> 139 total installed ports ===>>> 24 have new versions available
pkgdb -F ---> Checking the package registry database [Updating the pkgdb <format:bdb_btree> in /var/db/pkg ... - 139 packages found (-0 +1) . done] Stale origin: 'hsphere/hsphere-apache': perhaps moved or obsoleted. Skip this for now? [yes] y To skip it without asking in future, please list it in HOLD_PKGS. Stale origin: 'hsphere/hsphere-aspell': perhaps moved or obsoleted. Skip this for now? [yes] y To skip it without asking in future, please list it in HOLD_PKGS. Stale origin: 'hsphere/hsphere-awstats': perhaps moved or obsoleted. Skip this for now? [yes]
I can just make list of required system updates and use portupgrade app1 app2 etc but this seems long winded and un-necessary ?
Sorry for long post but any pointers would really help?
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