jerrymc at msu.edu
Wed Nov 22 13:43:28 PST 2006
On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 09:05:13PM -0000, Graham Bentley wrote:
> >You've confused STABLE with RELEASE. 6.2 has not reached RELEASE.
> >6-STABLE is the latest "these changes worked fine in CURRENT (right now,
> >aka 7) and have been MFCed (merged from current) so that more people can
> >try them out", which right now corresponds to the version of FreeBSDthat
> >is just about to be released which also happens to be called6.2-RC1
> >(release candidate 1)). When 6.2 is ready to go, a new RELEASEbranch is
> >created (6.2-RELEASE) which only gets security fixes.
> So, if I want the 'latest version' that 'isnt a work in progress' (or at
> least tested
> to the point where it is know to be working correctly in the majority of
> always use the RELEASE branches ?
Then use something like RELENG_6 or RELENG_6_1
That will get you the release plus security updates.
I think the RELENG_6 will include stuff from 6.2 as soon as it
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