On Friday 21 February 2003 10:10 am, taxman wrote:
> On Friday 21 February 2003 03:16 pm, Kent Stewart wrote:
> > On Friday 21 February 2003 06:08 am, Tuc wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I have :
> > > *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4
> > >
> > > in my stable-supfile, and on one machine all of a sudden on the
> > > last update I have :
> > >
> > > FreeBSD vjofn.ttsg.com 4.8-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-PRERELEASE #1:
> > > Thu Feb 20 13:5 2:11 EST 2003
> > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/VJOFN i386
> > >
> > > Heres my problem. I've been CVSUPing machines with RELENG_4, is
> > > there a way I can continue only with the 4.7 tree? I tried :
> > >
> > > *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4_7
> That is correct to continue with the 4.7 release branch. See below
> > > and it looked like it was re-checking out everything.
> > That is what it was doing. You were checking out 4.7-release plus
> > security fixes.
> correct. Tuc, you were in essence reverting to 4.7 release plus the
> security fixes, which is behind in the development tree from 4-stable
> (4.x) which is rapidly approaching 4.8-release.
> > > Does that mean
> > > it was getting 4.7 as it was first released,
> No, it is the release branch. It is possible to get it as it was
> first released with a different tag, but why would you unless one of
> the security fixes broke something for you?
Never mind what I said. I was in a hurry and didn't read it properly.
He was following stable and none of the above will get that back for
him. As a current version, 4.7-stable is gone, since RELENG_4 is now
FreeBSD ruby 4.8-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 4.8-PRERELEASE #30: Tue Feb 18
20:10:15 PST 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr2/obj/usr/src/sys/RUBY
> >> and when I did
> > > "RELENG_4" it was 4.X as current as it was?
> > > Is there another tag for
> > > "4.7 most current"?
> >There is no more 4.7 most current.
> Kent, that is not correct. That is what the release branch *is*.
> 4.7 release plus security fixes. and the tag for it is as above.
> >You could set the
> > date on your cvsup but there won't be any more changes to
> > 4.7-stable.
> There is no such thing as 4.7-stable
> > It doesn't exist in the current tree. In a while, RELENG_4 will be
> > 4.8-release and then 4.8-stable.
> That's a way of thinking of it, but a confusing one, and not the one
> used by the project. The stable tree only has a major number like
> 4-stable or eventually 5-stable. The releases are static points
> along the moving stable development track like this
> --\------------\----------------\--------->4.x stable
> \ \ \
> \-4.6Rel \-4.7Rel \-4.8Rel (soon)
> \-4.7Rel-p2 etc
> 4-stable is called 4-stable throughout the process of branching off
> releases, to avoid confusion. (which changing the name of 4-stable
> after every release could cause.) It's just the way it's done.
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