[RFC] Why FreeBSD ports should have branches by OS version

David Demelier demelier.david at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 14:28:13 UTC 2017

2017-06-22 16:16 GMT+02:00 Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at freebsd.org>:
> The model with one branch per release will bring it to way more with a
> maintenance window way larger (actually it is 3 month making the quarterly
> relatively easy to maintain)

So after three months if you don't switch branch, you're outdated
since bugfixes are not applied in old ones. Then we get back into the
same trouble of major upgrades while the user just wanted to have
security updates.

Demelier David

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