Recent branching of CURRENT

Per olof Ljungmark peo at
Fri Oct 12 16:32:21 PDT 2007

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> 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.

Mmmm... forgot we've got PRERELEASE too, sorry.

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