docs/159220: Strange sentence in /usr/src/UPDATING
arundel at freebsd.org
Wed Jul 27 00:30:17 UTC 2011
The following reply was made to PR docs/159220; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Alexander Best <arundel at freebsd.org>
To: Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk at MIT.EDU>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org, freebsd-doc at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: docs/159220: Strange sentence in /usr/src/UPDATING
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:24:01 +0000
On Tue Jul 26 11, Benjamin Kaduk wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2011, Alexander Best wrote:
> >>Number: 159220
> >>Category: docs
> >>Synopsis: Strange sentence in /usr/src/UPDATING
> >>Confidential: no
> >>Severity: non-critical
> >>Priority: low
> >>Responsible: freebsd-doc
> >>State: open
> >>Class: doc-bug
> >>Submitter-Id: current-users
> >>Arrival-Date: Tue Jul 26 23:50:04 UTC 2011
> >>Originator: Alexander Best
> >>Release: 9.0-CURRENT
> >FreeBSD otaku 9.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 9.0-CURRENT #0 r224294=bc9530b-dirty:
> >Sun Jul 24 23:47:48 CEST 2011
> >arundel at otaku:/usr/obj/usr/git-freebsd-head/sys/ARUNDEL amd64
> >In /usr/src/UPDATING, almost at the very end of the file, there's the
> >following sentence:
> >"This file contains a list, in reverse chronological order, of major
> >breakages in tracking -current. Not all things will be listed here,
> >and it only starts on October 16, 2004. Updating files can found in
> >previous releases if your system is older than this."
> >The last sentence seems quite broken. At least I haven't got a clue what
> >it's supposed to mean.
> "If you need to see entries from the UPDATING file which are older than
> 2004/10/16, go get the UPDATING file from a previous &os; release, and it
> will have a better chance of including what you're looking for."
thanks. can we get this committed, please?
> -Ben Kaduk
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