What is 5.4 p2 ?

Robert Marella rmarella at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 04:46:55 GMT 2005

Paul Dufresne wrote:
>>and more curious. I updated one of my systems to 5.4 p2 today
> Being a newcomer to FreeBSD, I understand about Release version,
> STABLE version and CURRENT one. But I don't understand this
> p2 you are refering to.
> I could guess it means point release 2, so I checked:
> http://www.freebsd.org/where.html
> But files seems to be for 5.4-RELEASe still from May 8.
> So what is 5.4 p2 ?

robert at p4:~> uname -a
FreeBSD p4.konav201.local 5.4-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE-p2 #1: Fri 
Jun 10 11:45:43 HST 2005 
root at p4.konav201.local:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/P4-5_4REL  i386

It is my understanding that the p# stands for the second patch to 5.4 
Release. Correct me if I am wrong.


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