freebsd releases?!?!?!(confused)

Reko Turja reko.turja at
Sun Jun 6 11:30:54 UTC 2010

From: "Matthew Seaman" <m.seaman at>
Sent: Sunday, June 06, 2010 2:03 PM
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Subject: Re: freebsd releases?!?!?!(confused)

> STABLE is a development branch: it's called 'STABLE' because it is
> expected to run stably.  STABLE generally receives continual fixes 
> and
> updates, but these will previously have been tested in the bleeding 
> edge
Isn't STABLE called stable, because the featureset and kernel 
interface is set, the term has nothing to do with stableness of the OS 
itself. Running STABLE is equal to running beta, use at your own risk.


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