jon at web-tricks.net
Fri Nov 9 15:04:14 PST 2007
----- Original Message -----
From: "Skip Ford" <skip at menantico.com>
To: "Jon Holstrom" <jon at web-tricks.net>
Cc: <freebsd-stable at freebsd.org>
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2007 11:55 AM
Subject: Re: 6.3 PRERELEASE
> Jon Holstrom wrote:
>> I had 6.2 stable all setup &
>> had gnome 2.18 all humming along 100%
>> java & eclipse, tomcat, bah bah bah!
>> updated src & rebuilt only to
>> find 6.2 is gone & 6.3 prerelease!
>> ( I think there should be a button
>> we need to push to get
>> software we DONT want! j/k)
>> with my setup as it is, can
>> i back date my cvsup file &
>> rebuild back to 6.2 stable not
>> losing any settings or software ?
> If you go back to 6.2-STABLE, you'll be left with a system that
> can never be updated again since 6.2-STABLE no longer exists. Any
> time you updated it, the name would change again which you seem to
> have a problem with.
> If you keep following RELENG_6, you'll end up running 6.3-STABLE after
> the release. Or, you could choose to run 6.2-RELEASE (RELENG_6_2) or
> 6.3-RELEASE (RELENG_6_3) after it's released.
> For right now, there's really no difference between 6.2-STABLE
> and 6.3-PRERELEASE. If you do nothing, you'll eventually be
> running 6.3-STABLE.
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Thanks Skip, this is what i was thinking,
but it didnt sink in tel you said it.
Peace to you
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