port/package versions related to 7.1 RELEASE

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Nov 27 08:39:18 PST 2008

"Andrew Gould" <andrewlylegould at gmail.com> writes:

> I noted that port packages are already on FreeBSD's ftp sites for 7.1
> Does this mean that the ports and packages included in 7.1 BETA2
> installation CD's will be the same ones distributed with 7.1 RELEASE?  Or
> will the ports remain a moving target until RELEASE?

The ports tree has been "tagged" for the 7.1 release.  This
doesn't mean that the tags can't be moved if there's a good
enough reason before the release, but by and large the ports that
will go out with 7.1 won't change.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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