Mikle Krutov nekoexmachina at
Fri Dec 3 22:33:03 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 02:42:09PM +0100, J B wrote:
> Hi,
> I have:
> $ uname -r
> installed.
> I understand the concept of software dev, and RELEASE (a snapshot in time),
> and CURRENT as a dev branch, and STABLE as a dev branch followed CURRENT.
> But I have difficulty placing them in a dev and respository tree.
> For example, in my case, can I describe it as below
> 8.1-RELEASE -> 8.2-CURRENT -> 8.2-STABLE -> 8.2-RCn -> 8.2-RELEASE
> and the cycle repeats ?

Hm. I always thought that it was like 
x.y-RELEASE -> x.y-STABLE -> x.y+1-RCn -> x.y+1-RELEASE
                      (some changes from current go to stable)

Old mercenaries never die. They go to hell and regroup.

With best regards, Mikle Krutov, Bercut ltd. Technical Support department

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