What is the goal of the ports quarterly branches?

Mel Pilgrim list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Wed Oct 21 05:21:10 UTC 2015

On 2015-10-20 21:02, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> On 10/20/2015 1:54 AM, Mel Pilgrim wrote:
>> I have ports/branches/2015Q4 checked out for poudrerie thinking that it
>> would be aligned to what's in the quarterly pkg.freebsd.org repos, but
>> that doesn't seem to be the case.  For example, right now
>> pkg.freebsd.org has dovecot2-2.2.19, but the 2015Q4 branch only has
>> dovecot2-2.2.18.
> No, /latest has 2.2.19 which tracks head. /quartery has 2.2.18 which
> tracks the quarterly branch.
> If you're seeing a 2.2.18 in a /latest directory please be specific for
> which arch/release.
> They are built every 2 days currently.

I was seeing 2.2.19 in freebsd:10:x86:64/quarterly.  I've since 
redeployed the errant machine and the issue has not recurred, so I'm 
assuming it was some bizarre form of corruption.

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