I only want stable software

Pat Maddox pergesu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 01:30:54 PST 2005

Does this look like a reasonable supfile then?

*default host=cvsup5.FreeBSD.org
*default base=/var/db
*default prefix=/usr
*default release=cvs delete use-rel-suffix compress

src-all tag=RELENG_5_3
ports-all tag=.
doc-all tag=.

It only gets the security patches for the OS, but gets the latest
ports and docs.  Is that correct?

On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 13:33:41 +0300, Andrew P. <infofarmer at mail.ru> wrote:
> Pat Maddox wrote:
> > I used CVSUP to keep my system up to date.  How do I know that it's
> > not installing unstable software?  I want to keep my software stable,
> > but not in the version branching sense.  I just don't want it crashing
> > my server at all.  Is there any way to ensure that I only install high
> > quality stable software?
> >
> You should use RELENG_4_11 or RELENG_5_3 tags to have cvsup download
> security patches only. It's probably the most reliable way to keep your
> system as stable as it gets. Just use the following line in your cvsup
> supfile:
> src-all tag=RELENG_5_3
> You could use tag=. for doc-all, and you should use it for ports-all.
> Best wishes,
> Andrew P.

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