Possibility for FreeBSD 4.11 Extended Support

Freddie Cash fcash at ocis.net
Fri Dec 22 14:42:49 PST 2006


On Friday 22 December 2006 08:09 am, Helge.Oldach at atosorigin.com wrote:
> Pete French <> wrote on Friday, December 22, 2006 2:44 PM:
> Frankly, I can't follow the argument that 6.x is "unstable". After all,
> it's named 6-STABLE for a reason. I'd say from experience that the
  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Not for the reason you think.  -STABLE in FreeBSD means API/ABI stability, 
not necessarily system stability.  It's a promise that a binary compiled 
on 6.0-RELEASE will run on 6.32-RELEASE without needing to recompile it 
(with very few exceptions).

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Freddie Cash
fcash at ocis.net


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