Lifetime of FreeBSD branches
scottl at samsco.org
Fri May 27 15:11:46 PDT 2005
Matthias Buelow wrote:
> Scott Long wrote:
>> Yeah, and what I'm trying to do is smooth the bumps for the long term.
>> The 4.x->5.x transition was simply a gigantic mess for users, and it was
>> largely a function of it being 4+ years in the making.
> <rant>It still _is_ a gigantic mess. My hosted 5.3-stable server just
> crapped itself for the second time this year, for no apparent reason. I
> suggest reestablishing 4.x as the "production" tree and continuing to
> maintain it for a while, including making releases, and regressing 5.x
> to what it is and probably will be for quite a while:
No, 4.x is stale enough. If you need help debugging your computer,
please let me know and I will personally fix it for you.
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