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Old 10th November 2008
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Default Noob: Updating To OpenBSD-Stable.

Hi!
I just installed OPBSD-4.4. (Very Nice ) and I'm trying to learn
the basics. From what I've read stable is the road I want to travel.
After reading on openbsd101 and the faq etc could you tell me if I'm
following the correct steps to update Release to Stable?

I created a sup file and I'm downloading the source now with the
following with csup configuration

===
# Defaults that apply to all the collections
*default release=cvs
*default delete use-rel-suffix
*default umask=002
*default host=anoncvs4.usa.openbsd.org
*default base=/usr
*default prefix=/usr
*default tag=OPENBSD_4_4

# If your network link is a T1 or faster, comment out the following
line. # *default compress

#OpenBSD-ports
#OpenBSD-all
OpenBSD-src
#OpenBSD-www
#OpenBSD-x11
#OpenBSD-xenocara
===

From what I gather, after the source is downloaded and /usr/src is
populated etc I then rebuild the KERNEL using these options
==
cd /usr/src/sys/arch/amd64/conf/
config GENERIC

cd ../compile/GENERIC
make clean
make depend
make
make install
==
Reboot to test the kernel

Rebuild and update Userland following these options..

rm -rf /usr/obj/*
cd /usr/src
make obj
cd /usr/src/etc && env DESTDIR=/ make distrib-dirs
cd /usr/src
make build

Is this the correct way?

Thanks in advance..
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Is this the correct way?
Section 5 of the FAQ contains all information needed to:
  • successfully download the source tree.
  • build the kernel.
  • build userland.
  • build Xenocara.
http://openbsd.org/faq/faq5.html

The information found there is very current & up-to-date. In fact, all information found in the FAQ is pertinent to users of OpenBSD. You will save yourself significant time & aggravation by taking the time now as a newcomer to study this document.
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Section 5 of the FAQ contains all information needed to:
  • successfully download the source tree.
  • build the kernel.
  • build userland.
  • build Xenocara.
http://openbsd.org/faq/faq5.html

The information found there is very current & up-to-date. In fact, all information found in the FAQ is pertinent to users of OpenBSD. You will save yourself significant time & aggravation by taking the time now as a newcomer to study this document.
I'm still confused - I tried using anoncvs
cd /usr
export CVSROOT=anoncvs1.usa.openbsd.org:/cvs
cvs -d$CVSROOT checkout -rOPENBSD_4_4 -P src

I installed the sshkey and was ask for a password..
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I installed the sshkey and was ask for a password..
Correct. This is the default behaviour if you have never connected to that server before.
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