releases, branches,..

Dick Hoogendijk dick at
Thu Aug 12 21:02:02 UTC 2010

  On 12-8-2010 22:53, Polytropon wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Aug 2010 22:46:18 +0200, Dick Hoogendijk<dick at>  wrote:
>> I'm running 8.1-RELEASE now, but what about security issues found?
>> Which brach do I follow?
> In this case, use "freebsd-update" to track -RELEASE; you will
> get the security patches by binary updating, e. g. you can use
> this tool to get from 8.1-RELEASE to 8.1-RELEASE-p1 without the
> need to compile anything.
> See "man freebsd-update" for details.
Thank you. I will follow RELEASE than. Also a thanks to Svein. ;-) Is 
RELEASE automaticaly set in a fresh FreeBSD install or do I need to 
change anything?

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