Subject: Re: Stability freeze?
To: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julien Letessier <mezis@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/24/2003 22:21:18
On Sep 24, 2003, at 18:20, Alistair Crooks was heard saying:
> The idea behind the freeze is so that we can get a good branch for pkgsrc
> (we've tagged pkgsrc in the past, but moved to cvs branches, starting with
> NetBSD 1.6 release, since the ability to pullup security fixes to a branch
> was decided to be a good thing to have, and also some fixes for the slower
> architectures are sometimes needed, but can only be determined after a bulk
> build on that architecture, hence a branch is so much better than a tag).
Pheew. Hopefully someday Subversion will be good enough to replace CVS... Then
all of this will get way simpler :)
(just a troll).
Julien T. Letessier http://www.mezis.net/
NetBSD developer - Packages collection http://www.pkgsrc.org/
Solarpack Project member http://solarpack.sourceforge.net/
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