> David Southwell wrote: > > I am confused about the usage of the tag for src. > > > > I took a look at the web pages and found the following choices: > > > > _7_BP > > _7_2_BP > > _7_2_0_RELEASE > > _7_2 > > > > But could not find anything that told me where -p2 fits into this!! > > > > > > # uname -a > > > > 7.2-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p2 #0: Wed Jun 24 00:14:35 UTC 2009 > > r...@amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 > > > > To synchronize src do I use: > > > > *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_7_2 > > will this automatically track the latest version in 7_2 and therefore > > keep track with 7.2-RELEASE-p2 or later?? > > Yes. RELENG_7_2 is the security patched update of Release. The -p2 means > there have been two security patches applied to the source code. The actual > release (RELENG_7_2_0_RELEASE) is static and will never change. The only > thing that changes with _7_2 is the addition/inclusion of the patches you > see in the security announcements. > > -Mike > > > Thanks for being helpful.. it might be useful if these designations appeared somewhere in the documentation-- but I guess there is enough for people to do!!! From what you are saying using *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_7_2
will work for me Thanks again David _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"