CVSup question, which tag for 4.9-RELEASE?

Antoine Jacoutot ajacoutot at
Thu Feb 12 09:10:05 PST 2004

Selon Bob Collins <bobc at>:
> I am running a few boxes(n) on 4.9-RELEASE and am wondering about
> updating the ports and source. Using CVSup, should I tag src with
> RELENG_4, or RELENG_4_9? And what if any are the differences, that
> are not already noted in the handbook? Up to this point, I have not
> updated the system since install....

For your system, use RELENG_4_9; "tag=RELENG_4_9"; this will keep you up to date
with the security fixes.
For the ports, always use CURRENT; "tag=."

> I think I have a rather good grasp of the topic, but there is a little
> confusion on my part. I am thinking if I read correctly, using RELENG_4
> will update to the latest in the 4.x branch and I'll be at 4.9-Current,
> no? And RELENG_4_9 will be only updates to the 4.9 branch?

RELENG_4 will update you to 4-STABLE (the future 4.10 if there's one).


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