STABLE vs CURRENT packages

RW rwmaillists at
Thu Jun 20 13:06:22 UTC 2013

On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 08:52:38 -0700
Patrick Powell wrote:

> And I noticed that there was no 'packages-8-current' directory.
> Questions:  what is the relationship between the 'stable', 'release', 
> and 'current' versions?
> And where is this documented in the FreeBSD Handbook?
> Is there supposed to be a 'packages-8-current' directory?

Current and stable are development branches. There's only ever one
current, 10-stable will be branched off current, and the 10.0 release
security branch is branched off from 10-stable.

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