On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
please forgive me if this is a FAQ, but just what is the meaning of the RELENG_4 branch? Is it more current then RELENG_4_7 or RELENG_4_8 ? What should i use if i want to get security patches for my 4.7-RELEASE-p4 installation? What would happen if i use RELENG_4 ?
RELENG_4 is the development branch for FreeBSD-STABLE. RELENG_4_7 and RELENG_4_8 are the security fix branches for those releases. If you want to track the most current code, use RELENG_4. If you just want to ensure your system is updated with the latest security patches for your release use RELENG_4_7, or RELENG_4_8 if you want to upgrade.
Is RELENG_4 to be considered stable? I.e. can i use it for production?
Also i am still a bit unsure, what CURRENT, RELEASE and STABLE mean. From other OS's, i know that "Release" means "for production use". But 5.x-RELEASE is said to be not for production. Is STABLE more stable than RELEASE?
Thanks for any insight
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