Recent branching of CURRENT
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Fri Oct 12 17:07:21 PDT 2007
On Saturday 13 October 2007 01:15:45 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.
That is actually what I'm worried about. It means drivers are less likely to
be MFC'd to RELENG_6 from 7.0-RELEASE onwards - I was hoping that wouldn't
happen till 7.1.
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