Possibility for FreeBSD 4.11 Extended Support

M. Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Dec 28 15:33:45 PST 2006

In message: <200612221106.59985.fcash at ocis.net>
            Freddie Cash <fcash at ocis.net> writes:
: On Friday 22 December 2006 08:09 am, Helge.Oldach at atosorigin.com wrote:
: > Pete French <> wrote on Friday, December 22, 2006 2:44 PM:
: > Frankly, I can't follow the argument that 6.x is "unstable". After all,
: > it's named 6-STABLE for a reason. I'd say from experience that the
:   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
: Not for the reason you think.  -STABLE in FreeBSD means API/ABI stability, 
: not necessarily system stability.  It's a promise that a binary compiled 
: on 6.0-RELEASE will run on 6.32-RELEASE without needing to recompile it 
: (with very few exceptions).

It also means system stability.


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