Freebsd 6.0 Release Time

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Aug 22 23:11:18 GMT 2005

On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 11:39:30PM +0200, K?vesd?n G?bor wrote:
> Emanuel Strobl wrote:
> >What's TBA?
> >
> >But I'd like to advise Pablo to go with 6.0-RC, or even with BETA3 if 
> >neccessarry, tracking a stable or RELEASE branch in FreeBSD is very easy 
> >and worth the building mechanisms, especially if you have 10 similar 
> >machines to maintain. You have a very convenient way to keep security 
> >risks minimalised and in almost any environment you'll benefit from the 
> >RELENG_6 performance and hardware enhancements.
> >
> > 
> >
> That's TBD (= to be decided), not TBA. Jerry mispelled it. I would also 
> use BETA3 or RC. It is very
> easy to upgrade same machines. One can build an install disc on one of 
> the machines and upgrade via
> sysinstall with that disc. There's no need to do a 'make buildworld' on 
> each machine.

I wouldn't, unless you're willing to deal with the possibility of
encountering some of the known bugs (i.e. instability) in 6.0 that
will be fixed prior to the release.

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