On Wednesday 21 July 2004 10:20 am, Drew Tomlinson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On 7/20/2004 3:45 PM Thompson, Jimi wrote: > >FreeBSD has 3 types of distros - "CURRENT", "STABLE", and > >"RELEASE". In order of increasing stability, they are: > > > >"CURRENT" = currently in development (Alpha) and by far the least stable > >of the 3 > > > >"RELEASE" = released to the populous at large (Beta) and fairly stable > >but may have some issues > > > >"STABLE" = well, just that, stable and the production release of the OS > > You've got STABLE and RELEASE mixed-up. STABLE is the beta and RELEASE > is production. A RELEASE is a snapshot in the STABLE branch that has > been tested and deemed ready for production. STABLE is usually "stable" > but is still a development branch and thus, beta. > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/current-stable.ht >ml
Then why do I hear that 5.2.1-RELEASE is not ready to be called STABLE? Why would it be downgraded? Why have there been no STABLE 5.x branches? Or am I just confused? - jt _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"