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Re: correct way to install sets?

On Wed, 03 Feb 2010 11:05:08 -0500
Noah McNallie <> wrote:

> Hello, after compiling HEAD kernel/tools and thoes installing, what is 
> the correct way to upgrade some sets, for example base.tgz
> i was in /opt/tar with base.tgz and did a tar -zxvf base.tgz -C /
> (probably should have used the -p), though... well.. no commands would 

I agree with the others that -p is needed.  Just as another note, if
you'll also upgrade other sets than base.tgz, I suggest not extracting
the etc set over your current one, but to use the postinstall and
etcupdate scripts after upgrading the sets.

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