semi-newbie ports question
sheepkiller at cultdeadsheep.org
Thu Dec 4 15:37:49 PST 2003
On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 10:27:15 +1100
paul van den bergen <pvandenbergen at swin.edu.au> wrote:
> just curious about how -release, -stable and -current operate wrt
> ports. More just a desire to confirm my understanding is correct...
> I suppose that there are 2 port trees, -stable and -current?, so the
> shifting target that is ports is relevent to whichever branch you
There's only one ports tree. The CVS tree is tagged for each release, to
make package building easier and to avoid a too long ports tree lock.
> how far can one be from the most recent -stable and still expect ports
> to work?
ports are supported only for latest -STABLE and -CURRENT. But generally
ports build fine on older versions.
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