Subject: Re: system updates
To: Martti Kuparinen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 08/16/2001 21:44:19
On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> But if one wants to have the offical release + all security fixes
> without "untested" features from the "stable" (e.g. netbsd-1-5) branch?
> Ever followed FreeBSD -STABLE and saw things break on production
> systems? I have and I don't want to see that again. The FreeBSD's RELENG_4_3
> branch is just what I needed.
NetBSD's netbsd-1-5 release branch is much more similar to the RELENG_4_3
branch than to the -STABLE branch. Very few, if any, new features go into
suceeding 1.5.x releases. It's mostly just bugfixes, security fixes and
Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 917 532 4208 http://www.netbsd.org
Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light. --XTC