FreeBSD 5.3-BETA7 available

Tom Rhodes trhodes at FreeBSD.org
Mon Oct 4 11:26:31 PDT 2004


On Mon, 4 Oct 2004 17:34:52 +0200
Jose M Rodriguez <josemi at freebsd.jazztel.es> wrote:

> 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
> > http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.3R/schedule.html.  Be sure to check
> > the "Known Issues" below as there are known problems that are still
> > being worked on at this time.
> >
> > IMPORTANT:
> > BIND 9.3.0 has replaced BIND 8.x as the default name server.
> >
> 
> At last here, BETA7 come with a populated /var/named.
> 
> /junk/tmproot/var/named
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/dev
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb/master
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb/slave
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb/PROTO.localhost.rev
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb/PROTO.localhost-v6.rev
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb/named.conf
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb/named.root
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/etc/namedb/make-localhost
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/var
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/var/dump
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/var/log
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/var/run
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/var/run/named
> /junk/tmproot/var/named/var/stats
> 
> 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

We need a soul with free time on their hands to update the
documentation in the handbook.  I would do it but ENOTIME, if
some time comes available then it will get done.

-- 
Tom Rhodes


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