small detail on faq current upgrade guide.

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small detail on faq current upgrade guide.

Janne Johansson-3
Since some confusion was noticed about this sentence, this might make
it clearer:

$ cvs -q diff -u current.html
Index: current.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/www/faq/current.html,v
retrieving revision 1.982
diff -u -p -u -r1.982 current.html
--- current.html        19 Feb 2019 05:38:00 -0000      1.982
+++ current.html        13 Mar 2019 10:45:02 -0000
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ Any installed packages should then be
 <a href="faq15.html#PkgUpdate">upgraded</a> after booting into the new system.

 <p>
-Upgrading to -current by compiling your own source code is not supported.
+Upgrading to -current from a release by compiling your own source
code is not supported.

 <p>
 Most of these changes will have to be performed as root.

And since gmail in all its wisdom probably html-mangled the diff, its
also available here:
http://c66.it.su.se:8080/obsd/faq-upgr.diff
in all it's simplicity.

/jj

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Re: small detail on faq current upgrade guide.

Nick Holland
On 3/13/19 7:03 AM, Janne Johansson wrote:
> Since some confusion was noticed about this sentence, this might make
> it clearer:
...
> -Upgrading to -current by compiling your own source code is not supported.
> +Upgrading to -current from a release by compiling your own source
> code is not supported.

Last I heard, upgrading from /anything/ to current by source code is not
supported.  If you want current, install a snapshot.  Compiling is for
making or testing code AFTER you have upgraded to the most recent snapshot.

So, I think this is going the wrong direction.

Nick.