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Re: NetBSD HEAD 5-1
On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 09:11:33AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Gerard Lally <gerard%netmail.ie@localhost> wrote:
> > Am I correct in thinking HEAD for 5-1 is the 5-1 RELEASE (of
> > November 2010) plus fixes (up to September 2011) *without* the new
> > features that will come with the 6.0 release (LVM, NPF, etc.)?
> > Sorry - I phrased this the wrong way.
> > What I should have said is, am I correct in thinking the latest 5-1
> > at NetBSD-daily is the 5-1 formal RELEASE (of November 2010) plus fixes
> > (up to September 2011) *without* the new features that will come with
> > the 6.0 release (LVM, NPF, etc.)?
> > If so, is this a better ISO to use than the formal release ISO of
> > 11-2010? Does it include just security patches or does it include new
> > drivers as well?
> >From what I've been told, and my interest in this is access to Linux ext2fs
> >partitions, that you need to follow the netbsd-5 branch, not 5-1.
> That would be the most advanced, what would lead to NetBSD 5.2 if that ever
> happens. HEAD is the work in progress toward NetBSD 6.0.
> netbsd-5 branch is called "NetBSD 5.1_STABLE".
That is the netbsd-5 branch. I think Gerard asked about the netbsd-5-1
Yes, netbsd-5-1 is the 5-1 formal RELEASE plus critical fixes.
netbsd-5 is the 5-1 formal RELEASE plus critical fixes plus not so
critical fixes, plus some features (like newer hardware support).
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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