from STABLE to RELENG?
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Fri Jun 23 13:09:03 UTC 2006
On Friday 23 June 2006 00:46, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> On Thursday 22 June 2006 23:16, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
> > On Jun 22, 2006, at 10:09 PM, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> > > generally, how risky of an operation is it to change the branch im
> > > following
> > > (assuming i have a server in good working order)?
> > >
> > > i think i would now prefer to start following RELENG on my
> > > production servers
> > > instead of STABLE (not that im having any issues), so that i can
> > > keep up with
> > > patchlevels of specific servers a little easier.
> > That easiest if you do it at a version change. Say, for example, 6.0-
> > STABLE to 6.1-RELEASE or similar.
> well i would be attempting a 6.1-STABLE to 6.1-RELENG. i have a dev box i
> think im going to give it a go on, and see what happens. if this one
> doesnt go well, ill just wait until the next RELEASE increments to the
If you were going the other direction (from a pre-6.1 -STABLE to 6.1 or from
6.1 to today's -STABLE) it'd be a no-brainer. Even so, I'd be surprised if
you had any issues going "backwards", since it is still a rather small step.
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