Contributed by grey on from the improved documentation for the new release dept.
As any long-time OpenBSD user will know, the upgrade-minifaq.html page leaves you to do some figuring out of exactly WHAT needs to be done in /etc after an upgrade. People have also noted the upgrade-minifaq.html also ends up being a confusing mix of "all things to all people" -- a "how to upgrade by source" and "how to upgrade /etc, regardless of how you upgrade", covering both releases and -current.
With the release of 3.6, I have attempted to improve this a bit:
This document is intended to help people upgrade from 3.5-release to 3.6-release via binary files. It does NOT replace upgrade-minifaq.html (though upgrade-minifaq.html will probably be undergoing some serious revision, too), which will now be used mostly for people living on the -current edge. Upgrading from release to release by source is not recommended or supported, it's just too much work for no good reason.
This project was mostly the idea of Henning Brauer, who worked hard to get me to understand his vision (and Hennglish 8-). Yes, there are probably going to be additions and revisions to what is here now, but we hope to keep this a simple and clear document.
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