libthr + libtool bump + mysql

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Mar 11 01:36:42 UTC 2006

On Sat, Mar 11, 2006 at 01:19:54AM +0000, Chris wrote:

> I understand but it is frustrating that 6.x gets plugged a lot tho
> when the person mentions they are using 5.x, I hope you understand
> that when freebsd is used on a mission critical server then it is good
> to only upgrade when necessary which is usually just for security
> updates and also to wait for a 2nd or 3rd revision of the new major
> version as to help avoid teething problems.  In that manner I am glad
> older versions are supported for security patches for a while after
> release.
> I wasnt aware ports removed support right away tho so thank you for
> clarifying that for me.
> what does confuse me now and I am sure others, you have a situation
> where only the most recent release is supported and 6.1 is been
> released shortly before 5.5 if things goto schedule, will both these
> releases be treated as supported by the ports tree?

Yes, see to understand the support

> and why is 5.5
> been released at all if people should be upgrading to 6.x to remain
> supported?

Indeed, there was debate about whether to do a 5.5 at all since the
developers have essentially stopped working on it, and we really want
to get everyone onto 6.x since it's so much better.  Apart from a
couple of regressions, even 6.0 was a much better release than *any*
of the 5.x series (including 5.5).

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