why 6.0-current?

Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Fri Aug 20 10:20:49 PDT 2004

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Toxa wrote:

> Recent buildkernel brigns me new os version:
> FreeBSD 6.0-CURRENT #0: Thu Aug 19 22:28:50 MSD 2004
> I'm wondering, why HEAD tag is not 5.3-CURRENT? According to
> development model, when 5.3-RELEASE will appear, HEAD should becomes 5.4-CURRENT, after 5.4-RELEASE it should bbecomes 5.5-CURRENT, etc...
> Why 6.0? New development model? Would u mind to drop a link
> describing this.

Wow, that took a while for someoen to post the first "Why did my version
change?" email. Happens every time within hours for beta/release
candidate/releases, I guess -current people actually read the mailing
lists. :)

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