which ports tag should i follow?
josh.carroll at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 22:43:50 PDT 2008
On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 12:26 AM, CY Teng <supertcy at gmail.com> wrote:
> i'm a newbie to freebsd. after reading handbook, i chose 7.0-stable and
> cvsup src-all, and now i don't know which ports tag to cvsup?
> does ports cvs tree have RELENG_7 tag too, or i should follow tag "."?
Generally, you want to use ".". The only time you'd use a specific tag
is in rare cases where you're using an old (EOL'd) version of FreeBSD
and want to point to a known-good snapshot of the ports tree for that
branch. For example, RELEASE_4_EOL.
So the short answer is, stick with "." as the tag.
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