stable/9 still looking for packages at 9-current

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Mon Jan 9 19:59:21 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 01:16:59PM -0500, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Mark Linimon <linimon at> wrote:
> >> On 9. Jan 2012, at 01:04 , Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> >> So you are saying that FreeBSD is currently providing on
> >> images tagged as being "9.0 RELEASE" (with
> >> checksum provided), in a `releases' directory, which are not actually
> >> release images per-se ?
> >
> > Excellent!  You've shown the ability to understand flat, declarative,
> > sentences that have no qualifying phrases.
> >
> FWIW, this was more a sarcastic sentence pointing out that FreeBSD is
> currently officially distributing non-released build in a directory
> which might leads users to consider this is the official release, thus
> misleading them.

That build is intended to become the official release unless some
last-minute showstopper problem is found. (Unlikely, but has happened before.)

The build is being distributed in advance of the official announcement
to make sure it is available on all mirrors at the moment the
announcement is made.

<Insert your favourite quote here.>
Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at

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