Release engineering confusion

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Nov 16 23:30:46 GMT 2005

On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 06:16:31PM -0500, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm a little confused about which tags to use in my supfiles for cvsup.
> I've installed 6.0-RELEASE, and really want to stay with STABLE. AFAICT,
> in my supfile, I should have the following to do so:
> *default tag=RELENG_6_0
> that correct?

No, that's the 6.0 release branch (security fixes and critical errors

> I used this, and after a buildworld I got an error.
> I'm not concerned about that right now though. Also, is RELENG_6
> considered to be the most current, up-to-date release of the 6.0 track,
> as opposed to STABLE?

RELENG_6 is 6.0-STABLE, which is 6.0 + changes that will eventually
become 6.1.

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