[PC-BSD Testing] Testing the Rolling Release from original 9.1

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Mar 6 06:42:57 PST 2013


On 03/06/2013 08:58, finid at linuxbsdos.com wrote:
> Ok,  so I installed 9.1 afresh in Virtualbox, modified sysupdate.conf.
> Prompt to update came from the update notifier right away.
>
> Performed the update/upgrade, which didn't take very long. Rebooted,
> and all seems to be working. I was expecting to see a different output
> from "uname -a" before and after, or is that not expected.
>
Its still 9.1-Release, so the uname output isn't going to change :)

> question on apps:
>
> Currently, I installed Firefox 18, which is the latest available via
> AppCafe. Given that the latest version is Firefox 19, when should that
> be expected in AppCafe?
>

FF 19 PBI is built, should hopefully hit mirrors here soon, I'll check
on virtualbox, it was having some issues last I heard, which is why it
wasn't approved yet.

> Same applies to other apps, like Virtualbox.
>
>
> -- 
> finid
>
>
>
> On 2013-03-05 23:29, finid at linuxbsdos.com wrote:
>> I'll set one up in a virtual environment and see how it goes by end
>> of day tomorrow.
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> finid
>>
>>
>>
>> On 2013-03-05 23:02, Kris Moore wrote:
>>> Anybody who want to help us out testing a system update from the
>>> original 9.1 -> 9.1-RollingRelease can now do so!
>>> To start the process on your system edit the file:
>>> /usr/local/share/pcbsd/pc-updatemanager/conf/sysupdate.conf
>>> Change the line:
>>> PATCHSET: pcbsd
>>> to
>>> PATCHSET: pcbsdtest
>>> After this is done you can just run the update manager gui, or
>>> pc-updatemanager command to apply the update as normal.
>>> Please let us know any feedback you have with the patch, so we can
>>> bugfix and improve it.
>>>
>>> Known Issues:
>>> Once the desktop is re-installed, there is a bug in the online update
>>> tray notifier which isn't showing if new packages are available. I'm
>>> currently investigating.
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