Why RELENG_9 branch is labeled as PRERELEASE and freebsd.org says FreeBSD is currently at 9.1-RC2 ?

Yuri yuri at rawbw.com
Sun Oct 28 18:48:24 UTC 2012

On 10/28/2012 07:17, Patrick Lamaiziere wrote:
> RELENG_9 should be called 9-STABLE, if you want 9.1 use RELENG_9_1

Hm, if they wanted to keep RELENG_9 as "stable" 9.X branch, why then 
9.1-PRERELEASE is there? Is PRERELEASE considered more stable than RC? 
This looks strange to me.


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