On Mon, 11 May 2009 16:11:08 -0400 Michael Powell <nightre...@verizon.net> wrote:
> -Stable is where newer software from -Current (HEAD) is merged > backwards. An example would be a driver bug that was fixed in > 8.0-Current would be made available in 7.2-Stable. The main purpose > for using -Stable is for when some specific problem you are having in > 7.2-Release has been fixed, and updating from -Release to -Stable is > how you go about obtaining the fix. Also bear in mind that only the base system is branched, not the ports tree. And most user-visible change takes place in ports. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"