Historical FreeBSD ISOs ?
frank2 at fjl.co.uk
Sun Feb 7 13:11:42 UTC 2021
On 20/01/2021 07:38, Pierre DAVID wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 07:33:10AM +0000, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
>> On Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:09:27 +0100
>> Pierre DAVID <pdagog at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> for a study, I need ISO images for historical versions of FreeBSD,
>>> such as 3.5-RELEASE, 4.11-RELEASE, and so on (i386 and/or amd64).
>>> I searched on ftp.freebsd.org, but the oldest one is 11.2-RELEASE.
>> Look here - it goes back to 1.0.
>> Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
On a related note, what's the definitive source for old source code?
svn.freebsd.org/base/releng is patchy (especially with respect tor 3.x);
/release will do for some of the gaps for my purposes, but some are
missed out frmo there too (1.x for example). I can't find the source on
the ftp-archive you've just mentioned, except as tarballs on the release
media That's a lot of tar -x to get a working copy and seems somehow
wrong, although the release process wasn't consistent .
Someone, somewhere must have a complete set of sources in once place?!?
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