FreeBSD 5.4-BETA1 Available

Daniel Gerzo danger at
Mon Mar 21 12:06:01 PST 2005

Hello Ken,

Monday, March 21, 2005, 4:03:32 AM, you wrote:

> Announcement
> ------------

> The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability
> of FreeBSD 5.4-BETA1, which marks the beginning of the FreeBSD 5.4 Release
> Cycle.

> This BETA1 release is in the same basic format as the Monthly Snapshots,
> for this BETA there are no packages on the CDs at all so the install of
> things like perl from the installation media will fail.  As with the
> Snapshots there is however a full ports tarball it offers to install
> and you can use that to install the ports (or just download the packages
> you want from the FTP mirror sites).  The Release Candidates posted
> through the next few weeks will contain the package sets.

> Availability
> ------------

> The BETA1 ISOs and FTP support are available on most of the FreeBSD Mirror
> sites.  A list of the mirror sites is available here:
> -ken

  ok, since there is official anouncement and there are already posted
  some information to news servers like osnews, i think we should update so people who download BETA1 build wouldn't be confused
  with -PRERELEASE branch.

  here is simple diff:

---     Mon Mar 21 20:44:45 2005
+++  Mon Mar 21 20:45:31 2005
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@


Best regards

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