Recent branching of CURRENT

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Oct 12 16:15:48 PDT 2007

Mel wrote:
> On Friday 12 October 2007 23:15:32 Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Just out of curiosity, why did I fail to notice the branching of
>>> RELENG_7 and 8-CURRENT? I'm subscribed to -stable, -current and
>>> -announce.
>> Because it's an administrative change that is just a normal part of the
>> release engineering process.  i.e. 7.0 is not released etc.
> And RELENG_7 is not considered the 'stable' branch yet, but 8-CURRENT is just 
> forked for development of entirely new features? I.o.w. do we 2 current or 2 
> stable branches now?

Those are just names, don't worry too much about it.  RELENG_7 will be 
the start of a new -STABLE branch once it is released.


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