Status of FreeBSD 6.2?
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 26 15:21:17 PST 2006
On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 10:05:34PM +0100, Ronald Klop wrote..
> On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 21:51:11 +0100, Brett Glass <brett at lariat.net> wrote:
> >Nick Mann Writes:
> >> <http://www.freebsd.org/releng/index.html>http://www.freebsd.org/releng/index.html
> >>claims: "Last modified: 2006/12/08 17:09:58".
> >True. But it still lists the release date for 6.2 as "Mid-December."
> >> <http://www.freebsd.org/releases/6.2R/schedule.html>http://www.freebsd.org/releases/6.2R/schedule.html
> >>claims: "Last modified: 2006/12/25 02:18:37".
> >Also true. But it still shows a projected release date of 13 November!
> >I'm not asking that the release be rushed; I'm asking that the
> >projections, to-do lists, etc. be updated so that we who are anticipating
> >it have some idea of the RE team's plans going into the new year. Even if
> >the release date is in February, that's fine -- just so it makes for a
> >better product and we can anticipate and plan for it.
> >--Brett Glass
> The schedules says.
> Build 6.2-RC2 24 December 2006 Begin building the second release
> candidate build for all Tier-1 platforms.
> So that answers part one of your questions. I don't know anything about
> the expected release date.
FYI: RC2 builds have been mostly done. They are or are on their way, to
ftp-master as we speak.
The fact that ftp-master suffered a hardware failure that required
a replacement machine be brought online did not really help. Thanks to
Peter a.o. for their work to get that replacement machine online.
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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