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Re: migrating from a snapshot to 3.6 and staying there
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: migrating from a snapshot to 3.6 and staying there
- From: Stoyan Genov <stoyan_(_dot_)_genov_(_at_)_sun-fish_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 17:38:55 +0200
- Organization: Sunfish Ltd.
---- Nick Holland on 2004-09-22 11:11:03:18 CEST (Wednesday): ----
>> (It runs.)
> sure. It's supposed to... :)
That's why we use it, it just runs! ;)
> Here's the problem: Your snapshot you installed was "pretty close to
> release", but then you updated to -current via source.
Had to rebuild a kernel to use RAIDframe, and it didn't come
to my mind then that there should be -rOPENBSD_3_6 already...
> You just took your system past -release. Within the first couple days
> after the tree unlocked, something like 300 commits were made,
> everything people had been working on durring the lock, everything
> people didn't want to commit late in the release cycle, things people
> wanted to commit EARLY so if they screwed anything up, they'd have lots
> of time to find problems and fix 'em...
Yes, I realize this now.
> And unfortunately, moving "backwards" isn't supported. It may work, but
> it may blow up on you, too.
> My suggestion: reload your machine with that snap and hold there, if
> that is what you want to do.
I will try to checkout the source and ports with -rOPENBSD_3_6,
and then rebuild. Hopefully, it won't bite me.
> More: http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq5.html#Flavors