What does the RELENG_4_8_BP represent

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Tue Aug 26 11:43:47 PDT 2003

On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 11:58:40AM -0400, Bill Moran wrote:
> I'm familiar with -STABLE, -RELEASE, -CURRENT and the
> various RELENG_x_x branches, but I'm not familiar with
> the RELENG_x_x_BP branch.
> What is the purpose of this?  I couldn't find anything in
> the handbook on it.

It's not a branch, per se, but just a tag.  All it does is mark the
state of the source code at the point that the RELENG_x_y branch was
created.  Handy if you want to see what has changed along one of the
security branches since the original release.



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