Questions about ports

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Feb 22 15:15:28 GMT 2005

Ramiro Aceves <ea1abz at> writes:

> It is strange that nobody has answered my question. I have been
> investigating further. Do you think I should download packages (not
> ports) from 5-stable instead from 5.3 release?
> I mean, are 5-stable packages closer to an up to date ports collection?

Of course.  5.3 release will not change.

There is also some risk that -STABLE ports won't work on your -RELEASE
system, but as long as you have the base system of the most recent
stable release, it should be fine.

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