tracking cvsup p5 vs STABLE ?
jbronson at wixb.com
Mon Jan 17 15:03:08 PST 2005
At 04:54 PM 1/17/2005, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 04:46:24PM -0600, J.D. Bronson wrote:
> > can someone explain to me the difference here:
> > FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p5
> > vs
> > FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE
> > ..I wanted to track 5.3-STABLE, but when I did that I didnt get some of
> > newer files (still unknown why). I was especially interested in the SMP
> > fixes.
> > I was having random reboots and wanted to start with a fresh 5.3 install
> > and then cvsup from there, but when I tracked STABLE, I didnt get some of
> > the files that 5.3-REL tracking gave me.
> > Am I missing something here?
> > I dont want to be on BLEEDING edge, but on something more than 5.3-REL and
> > yet stable.
>This is described in the handbook. Ask if you have more questions
>once you've read the relevant chapter.
well it (the book) could be clearer. Your prior post explained the most to me.
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