FreeBSD 5.3-BETA7 available

Jose M Rodriguez josemi at
Mon Oct 4 08:34:58 PDT 2004

El Lunes, 4 de Octubre de 2004 16:10, Scott Long escribió:
> The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is proud to announce the
> availability of FreeBSD 5.3-BETA7.  This is the seventh and final
> BETA of the 5.3 release cycle.  It is intended for early adopters and
> those wishing to help find and/or fix bugs.  The 5.3 release cycle
> will follow on next with an RC1 release candidate unless significant
> show- stopper bugs are found.  The schedule can be found at
>  Be sure to check
> the "Known Issues" below as there are known problems that are still
> being worked on at this time.
> BIND 9.3.0 has replaced BIND 8.x as the default name server.

At last here, BETA7 come with a populated /var/named.


we've used /var/named for ages without this layout.
Is this really needed?
This breaks our update plans.
Also, I think this is not well documnted on UPDATING


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