Changing FreeBSD Source Branch

illoai at illoai at
Wed Nov 20 00:54:38 UTC 2013

On 19 November 2013 19:09, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:55:08 -0800, ETHAN HOUSE wrote:
>> I set up a FreeBSD 10.0 current server and I want to switch to the stable
>> branch. My hope is to ride stable into the release branch when it comes
>> out. Being very new to FreeBSD I had no idea what 10-Current was when I set
>> it up. Having learned the error of my ways I was hoping their was a
>> possible fix.
> The STABLE branch is available for the current release (v9) and
> the legacy release (v8); the upcoming release (v10) still doesn't
> have one. So if you want to follow 9-STABLE, you'll stay on v9
> as long as you _don't_ switch to v10 after it has been released,
> this can be done by SVN or by using the src.txz distribution from
> the installation media or one of the FTP mirrors; after that point,
> you can follow 10-STABLE once it has been started.
> See entry 3.2.3. here:
> You'll probably find this useful as well:
> NB: Following 9-STABLE will _not_ get you to 10-RELEASE and further!


# svn co /path/to/whatever

Though, there isn't a releng/10 yet.  Might want to wait
for that one, honestly.

(subversion mirrors: )


Disclaimer:  I ain't sayin' this is what ya oughter do, but it's there.


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