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Re: Updating, not upgrading
I am having the same problem, OpenBSD 3.0 installed on a server
and there is no way I can install OpenBSD 3.1 since it keeps either
crashing or giving me a kernel panic during or install or right after the
a bofh said: I too can bore you with useless encrypted keys...
"? ssa ruoy pu ti evohs dna yek pgp ruoy ekat uoy t'nod yhw"
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Given" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 6:41 PM
Subject: Updating, not upgrading
> I have been following the recent discussions on upgrading your system to
> fix various security bugs --- you know what they are --- with much
> I run OpenBSD 3.0 on my server, so I suspect it may be vulnerable. So I
> need to fix it. *But* I don't want to upgrade to 3.1 or -current if I
> can possibly help it; which means I need to update my /usr/ports and
> /usr/src against the OPENBSD_3_0 branch and recompile, right?
> My questions:
> * Is OPENBSD_3_0 still being kept up-to-date with respect to
> security fixes?
> * Assuming it is, is there a way of knowing which bits of
> /usr/src and /usr/ports I need to recompile and reinstall, so
> that I don't have to keep the .o files hanging around to make
> the Make dependencies work? I have limited disk space.
> * I'm sure there's a nifty way of automatically recompiling and
> updating all currently installed ports; but I can't find it.
> How do I do this?
> I've read the upgrading mini-FAQ, but it seems to be mostly focused
> around upgrading from one release to another, which I really don't want
> to do --- are there any more suitable references?
> +- David Given --McQ-+ "A character is considered to be a letter if and
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> +- www.cowlark.com --+ specification
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