Subject: Re: After CVS update, any /usr/pkg/* or /usr/share/* affected?
To: C. K. <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/21/2007 08:08:35
"C. K." <> writes:

> Thank you in advance for your reply. Could someone please tell me after CVS
> upgrade from 3.1 to current tree, what happens to personal settings and
> settings of all softwares installed before? 
> Well, most important ones are KDE 3.5 related.
> I know most of settings are in /home/username/.something but there are also
> softwares depends on /usr/share/* ones ie; linux emulations.

If you update the base system (via cvs update, and build and install),
pkgsrc and your home dir should be unaffected.  As always, regular
backups, particularly before upgrades, are good practice.