Idea: entries in UPDATING for each release

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Tue Sep 28 20:33:02 UTC 2010

On 9/28/10 2:07 PM, Warren Block wrote:
> Right now, people who install ports from a -release CD and then start
> upgrading don't have a clear marker for how far back to go in UPDATING.


> A simple entry would be enough:
>   20100703:
>     AFFECTS:
>     AUTHOR:
>     FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE
> Not sure what AFFECTS should say.  There might be other useful
> information that could be included in the note.  Comments?

Maybe the AFFECTS line can be left out completely, and just state


Glen Barber

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