Choosing the right FreeBSD branch to test and maintain ports and docs

Thomas Mueller mueller6722 at
Wed Nov 25 08:32:26 UTC 2020

> Hi, to test ports (/usr/ports) and docs (/usr/doc),
> should I build a testing FreeBSD machine, and maintain them on:
> 1. base/head branch
> 2. base/stable/12 branch
> 3. base/releng/12.2
> or it's irrelevant.

> Thanks
> Sasha Vigole

Because of trouble with ethernet and wireless support in FreeBSD 12-stable and 13, and a subsequent update going only to the HEAD, I decided to go no furhter with FreeBSD 12.x.

So I vote for the current branch, which offers more hope for getting needed improvements.


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