difference between releases
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Mon Nov 8 05:10:20 PST 2004
On 2004-11-08 07:56, TM4526 at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 11/8/04 5:46:59 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> keramida at ceid.upatras.gr writes:
> >Releases are fixed points in time. They are marked on their
> >respective branch of development and that's it. A x.y-RELEASE
> >version is effectively a symbolic name for a specific moment in
> Wow, thats what a "snapshot" used to be. How discouraging.
The semantic difference of a RELENG_X_Y_Z_RELEASE tag vs. a RELENG_X
branch is what I explained.
If you want to call it a "snapshot", then a snapshot it is. A lot
more work than just a tagging is being put in every release than you
seem to imply though. I see nothing discouraging about it.
More information about the freebsd-questions