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> Can someone help me upgrade from 3.4-STABLE to 4.x-STABLE? I tried
> getting the sources for RELENG_4, but then when I tried make
> buildworld I got all sorts of compilation errors.
> Then I saw a note that said I had to go to 4.1 first. So I set
> RELENG_4_1, but for that target I get no sources at all! (my /usr/src
> is now empty)
There is no RELENG_4_1 tag. I think you meant RELENG_4_1_0_RELEASE (see
But really, it's a lot easier to do a binary upgrade first, to get you to
4.4, and then start using source upgrades from there.
Quote:> I don't need help on how to build, I plan on following the UPDATING
> instructions, but I am confused about what set of targets I should aim
> for and in what order. Can someone help me? Thanks!
The basic synopsis, as covered there and in the UPDATING file, is:
- update sources
- make buildworld
- make buildkernel
- merge /etc files [mergemaster(8) recommended]
- rebuild devices
- make installkernel
- reboot (single-user mode) with new kernel/modules
- make installworld