svn commit: r225275 - stable/8

Glen Barber gjb at
Wed Aug 31 01:17:49 UTC 2011

Author: gjb (doc committer)
Date: Wed Aug 31 01:17:49 2011
New Revision: 225275

  MFC 225142:
  Reword sentence noting UPDATING entries prior to October 2007[1] are
  only available in older FreeBSD releases.
  PR:		159220
  [1] - October 2007 is specific to HEAD.  In stable/8 and stable/7,
  the correct year is 2004, so that change is reflected here as well.

  stable/8/UPDATING   (contents, props changed)

Modified: stable/8/UPDATING
--- stable/8/UPDATING	Tue Aug 30 23:55:45 2011	(r225274)
+++ stable/8/UPDATING	Wed Aug 31 01:17:49 2011	(r225275)
@@ -1768,9 +1768,10 @@ COMMON ITEMS:
 This file contains a list, in reverse chronological order, of major
-breakages in tracking -current.  Not all things will be listed here,
-and it only starts on October 16, 2004.  Updating files can found in
-previous releases if your system is older than this.
+breakages in tracking -current.  It is not guaranteed to be a complete
+list of such breakages, and only contains entries since October 16, 2004.
+If you need to see UPDATING entries from before that date, you will need
+to fetch an UPDATING file from an older FreeBSD release.
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