cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1 src/tools/build Makefile
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Jan 22 08:58:57 PST 2008
In message: <20080122155427.GB16573 at team.vega.ru>
Ruslan Ermilov <ru at FreeBSD.ORG> writes:
: On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 03:14:17PM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > In message: <200801211844.m0LIiufY081896 at repoman.freebsd.org>
: > "David E. O'Brien" <obrien at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: > : Remove 5.x and 6.x cruft - source upgrades to RELENG_8 from versions prior
: > : to RELENG_7 are not supported.
: > I've just committed an updating entry for this change. The commit
: > message has a typo in it. It should read "versions prior to RELENG_6"
: > rather than RELENG_7.
: Both messages are bad, because RELENG_ are floating targets.
They are imprecise. But are a good mnemonic for how to remember
: > This means we support people back just under 3
: > years (May 2005: 2 years 8 months) rather than the little over 3 years
: > we did before (Oct 2004 3 years 3 months). FreeBSD_vesrion 600029 and
: > newer will work. So this delta pushes back things forward only about
: > 8 months.
: I only wonder how was the value of 600029 choosen?
It was two revisions before the branch point for RELENG_6, which
happened at 600031. It also is one greater than the largest if that
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