leslie at eskk.nu
Thu Oct 23 22:52:17 PDT 2008
Jeremy Chadwick skrev:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 06:41:05AM +0200, Leslie Jensen wrote:
>> Jeremy Chadwick skrev:
>>> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 06:24:56AM +0200, Leslie Jensen wrote:
>>>> I'm running 7.1-PRERELEASE. Yesterday I csup'ed and upgraded as I've
>>>> done several times in order to install 7.1-BETA2. Everything went as
>>>> it should, but my system still says 7.1-PRERELEASE. In my
>>>> stable-supfile I have "*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_7".
>>>> Can anyone tell me where I can make sure that my system upgrades to BETA-2?
>>> You are essentially running BETA2, with even newer fixes since the BETA2
>>> release. You should stay with the RELENG_7 tag.
>> Thanks Jeremy
>> I thought that the uname tag would change to "BETA-2"
> I sincerely do not know where "BETA2" (not "BETA-2") comes from. It's
> not defined anywhere in src/sys/conf/newvers.sh in CVS:
I got it from here
> To me, this means someone is hand-hacking the file before making ISO
> releases. The problem with this is there's no way to correlate what CVS
> tag said string is based on; I have to assume it's RELENG_7.
> CC'ing Ken, who can probably explain where "BETA2" comes from, since I
> believe he's the one who makes the builds.
> I really wish we'd name our not-yet-RELEASE-or-STABLE ISO releases as
> FreeBSD x.y-PRERELEASE-YYYYMMDD, which would make more sense to users.
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