On 06-Feb-01 Sheldon Hearn wrote:
> On Tue, 06 Feb 2001 16:34:39 +1100, "Chris Knight" wrote:
>> Since the new md was introduced, it is not possible to build a -current
>> snapshot on a -stable box. Are there any plans to MFC this soon?
> Woah, what's the problem?  This sounds like something that should be
> fixed, not covered up with an MFC.

Erm, building releases of different branches than the build box isn't really
supported.  If you want a -current release, build it on a -current box.  If you
want a -stable release, build it on a -stable box.  It may work at times that
you can build -stable on -current and vice versa, but that is not supported and
one does so at their own risk.  Releases are bad enough as is w/o having to add
in a multitude of hacks so that one can roll a 5.0 release on a 2.2.x box, etc.

> Ciao,
> Sheldon.


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