Subject: Re: SUP/FTP tree of NetBSD-current/-release will switch on Dec 15
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/12/2000 02:52:40
Thus spake Noriyuki Soda
> On December 15, the NetBSD-current tree of NetBSD SUP/FTP server will
> switch from NetBSD-1.5 release branch to main trunk, and the
> NetBSD-release tree will switch from NetBSD-1.4 release branch to
> NetBSD-1.5 release branch.
> In other words, after December 15,
> - if you SUP NetBSD-current, you will get NetBSD-1.5N (or something)
> - if you SUP NetBSD-release, you will get NetBSD-1.5.1_ALPHA

How does one get the actual released version?  I thought that if I used
"release" that I would get 1.5 until 1.5.1 is actually released and not
get ALPHA and BETA versions.  If I stick with "release" will I get 1.5.1
up to release when it switches to 1.5.2_ALPHA or will it stop there?

I mostly run -current but there are a few machines that I would like to
upgrade only on releases.

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