Can get no STABLE

Simon Barner barner at
Wed Sep 3 04:49:31 PDT 2003

> Hello all,


>  well, the first problem i got is lsof wont work.

The best solution is to compile lsof from source.It's in the ports

> I got the message "lsof: WARNING: compiled for FreeBSD release 4.3-RELEASE; this is 4.8-STABLE."
>  Then I tried to to cvsup and rebuild world. The file i used is /usr/share/examples/cvsup/stable-supfile
> and tag is RELENG_4. After a few hours i got 4.9-PRERELEASE :(
> Next time i used RELENG_4_8 tag and got 4.8-RELEASE-p4 :((
>  Could you prompt me what's wrong with lsof and how can i get STABLE now ?

Since 4.9-RELEASE is approaching, the source tree has been frozen and
-STABLE is called -PRERELEASE in the meantime. Just use RELENG_4...

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