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Wed Jun 11 10:39:08 PDT 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Seaman" <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk>
To: "Supote Leelasupphakorn" <pjn0211 at yahoo.com>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 3:06 AM
Subject: Re: gnitiev at nashe.ru
On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 10:13:14AM +0100, Supote Leelasupphakorn wrote:
> >I heard that RELENG_4 is not always able to compile
> >correctly because it's source are updated so often.
> >I recommend you, in production to cvsup only
> >RELENG_4_7 or RELENG_4_8 or RELENG_4_X where "X" is
> >minor version number.
>In principle, that's absolutely true. In practice, however,
>compilation killing or other nasty errors in RELENG_4 are as rare as
>hen's teeth and generally get fixed very promptly. It's a great
>testament to the ability and care of the FreeBSD committers that it
>should be so. If you follow the freebsd-stable at ... list, you'll get
>very fast notification of any problems in the tree.
Indeed, -stable has built flawlessly for me for quite some time now
(I think I've tracked it since 4.5R). It should not be a problem, as long
as you *follow the instructions in the handbook*.
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