7-stable packages on 7.0-release system?

Torgeir Hoffmann twhoffma at student.matnat.uio.no
Sun Aug 10 10:05:17 UTC 2008

Hi again!

>  > I assume that it is not advisable, but what can I expect to happen if
>  > I try to use packages for 7-stable on a 7.0-release system?
> No, it is not advisable. I tried:
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2008-June/177553.html

Thanks for pointing this out!

> Not having newer binary packages for the latest RELEASE is a shortcoming
> on FreeBSD, but you will find many references that there are simply not
> enough resources.

Please excuse me for branching this thread off into another loosely
related question. But then, if I am to use this laptop of mine for work
(nothing critical): How stable is 7-stable? Can I upgrade to 7-stable via

Best Regards,


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