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Tue Oct 1 11:14:46 UTC 2013

On Tue, 01 Oct 2013 06:56:32 +0000
Thomas Mueller wrote:

> # Is FreeBSD doing something new?  I don't see an SVN tag for ports
> for # the 9.2 release.  Historically the ports tree was tagged and
> built a # little before -stable got tagged for release.
> # Thanks,
> # Jason
> Ports don't belong to a specific FreeBSD version.
> It's the built packages that are prepared shortly before release.
> For the ports and doc trees, you would go for head (current).

He's not talking about a branch. It was a tag that allowed one to fetch
the snapshot of the ports tree that was included on the release CDs and
from which the release packages were built.

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