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Re: releng: how to follow NetBSD-6 STABLE branch

"J. Lewis Muir" <> wrote:

> On 5/14/14, 5:14 PM, Helge Mühlmeier wrote:
> > If I understand the terminology right there are maintenance branches
> > like netbsd-6.1 which will be forked from netbsd-6 if the releng-team
> > think it is time for it... netbsd-6 should be the same on that time
> > stamp (tag) but will differ in future because netbsd-6 will get minor
> > features too (not only security fixes).
> >
> > Am I right?

It's kind of confusing; I've been using NetBSD since release 1.5.2 and
still have to review the release structure for almost every upgrade.
Following -current is actually much easier but of course you may find things
broken on occasion.  Anyway... here's the official explanation page w/
graph showing the general logic of NetBSD releases:

  NetBSD release glossary and graphs


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