svn checkout "head" or "stable"

Warren Block wblock at
Fri Sep 28 17:14:59 UTC 2012

On Fri, 28 Sep 2012, Alexandre wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 5:51 PM, Ed Flecko <edflecko at> wrote:
>> Excellent! Thank you all.
>> :-)
>> So, for ME...does this look right? This will track the latest release
>> that has the patches applied?
>> svn co svn:// /usr/src
>> svn co svn:// /usr/ports
>> svn co svn:// /usr/doc
>> (I too, only need English docs)
> For ports you are wrong. Use this one : svn co
> svn:// /usr/ports
> You can check here

Another way to put this is: "ports are not branched".  There is no 
separate ports tree to go with a release, there is just the same one 
everybody uses.

For doc, I'm not sure I'd go with the branched version.  Many of our 
docs apply to multiple releases, so going with the trunk seems better. 
Might not make a lot of difference, depending.

   svn co /usr/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1

I think that directory will put them in their normal locations.

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