Idea: entries in UPDATING for each release

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Tue Sep 28 23:19:28 UTC 2010

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Warren Block <wblock at> 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:
>    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?

I like the idea, it would make looking that info up easier for anyone
running anything other than the default GENERIC kernel.

Adam Vande More

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