Subject: Keeping system up-to-date on the 1.6 branch & full build time & space?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Colin Surprenant <email@example.com>
Date: 01/30/2003 11:59:37
I would like to know what the proper way is to update a 1.6 system installed
from the (iso) distribution cd to the latest 1.6 which includes (security)
patches and fixes and also keep track of futures patches and fixes on the
From what I see I should "cvs checkout -rnetbsd-1-6 src" to get the lastest
1.6 sources which includes the latest patches and fixes. Then I'd need to do
a make build and update the whole system with the newly built 1.6.
Is that the better way to proceed?
I long can I expect a full build to take on my SPARCstation 20 (with a
I much extra disk space (not including the sources) is required for the
whole build process?
Thanks for your help,