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FreeBSD bsdpan- to p5- migration

FreeBSD bsdpan- to p5- migration

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This is a direct rip from another site. I have not modified this text by choice and hope the original writer wont mind. I found this because I was watching my pile of bsdpan- ports growing and needing updates and didn't really fancy doing it by using the perl package system.

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HowTo Update misc/compat5x

HowTo Update misc/compat5x

Describes how to fix issues with removal of compat5x package.

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This happens because the files have the flag schg on them.
schg = system immutabnle flag
This must be removed for a successful removal or re-installation of the compat5x package.

This fix will not work if you have the kernel in security mode 1 or above.

If your system uses kernel security mode 1 or above you need to boot the system into single-user mode and follow the instructions below. I would probably do the actual upgrade in single-user mode as well just to be on the safe side.

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