"Andrew P." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Glyn Millington wrote: >> That is fine, but at the point when 5.4 becomes the production release, I >> would like simply to track that for security fixes etc rather than follow >> the stable developement branch. >> Can I acheive that simply by putting >> *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5_4 >> into my cvsup file, at the right time -ie as soon as 5.4 becomes >> a production release? ? Or will there be such >> complications that it would be best to perform yet another install (which >> is smooth but slow on my set-up). > > > Yes, you can use RELENG_5_4 tag to track > security fixes when 5.4 is released. It > goes smoothly most of the times, some > people even managed to upgrade from > 4.x to 5.x without reinstalling (ok, > _that_ wasn't smooth). Just look through > release notes, src/UPDATING and so on, > and use mergemaster carefully.
Thanks Andrew - just needed to check this with those who know, to make sure I had not miscontrued the Handbook! atb Glyn _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"