On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 09:55:01PM -0500, Travis Troyer wrote: > This says that RELENG_4 is for FreeBSD-STABLE and that RELENG_5_0 is > "used only for security advisories and other seriously critical fixes." > Is this still the case now that 5.0 is the current release version? I > installed FreeBSD using the 5.0-Release ISO and want the most current, > but stable packages, so I'm not sure which tag to use.
There's no such thing as "stable packages", because the ports collection is not branched. > Also, I'm trying to install NVidia's geforce driver, which says it is > for FreeBSD -STABLE version 4.7 or later. When I try to compile it, it > says that "This driver does not support FreeBSD 5.0/-CURRENT!" If I > installed FreeBSD from the 5.0-Release ISO, wouldn't I be running > 5.0-Stable and not 5.0-Current? No, but anyway the point is that Nvidia doesn't support 5.0-anything. The driver will probably work if you remove the warning, but you're on your own support-wise. Kris
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