Question about the RELENG_5 branch ...
mgrooms at seton.org
Fri Jul 1 19:21:20 GMT 2005
I was under the impression that the only patches being back ported
in 5.4-RELEASE are from the security team to fix security related
issues. Do patches that resolve problems that are known to cause panics
get back ported as well?
Thanks for the reply,
Nikolas Britton wrote:
> On 7/1/05, Matthew Grooms <mgrooms at seton.org> wrote:
>> I understand the difference between STABLE and CURRENT but I am a
>>bit confused about the RELENG_5 branch. Is this just another name for
>>the 5.x STABLE branch or is it used for something completely different?
>>I have a production server that is running 5.4-RELEASE but requires a
>>few stability fixes that have been checked into RELENG_5. Im just not
>>sure if I should cvsup the host to that branch or apply the patches
>>manually to the 5.4-RELEASE install.
>>Thanks in advance,
> You check to see if they where going to be backported into 5.4?
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