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Re: Are releases of DragonFlyBSD time based or feature based

From: "Devon H. O'Dell" <dodell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 14:40:49 +0200

Erik P. Skaalerud wrote:
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

No. Matt will be tagging the tree from now on on a regular base with a
stable tag. You can use that one, which should give you a similar
experience than FreeBSD's RELENG_4 did. On the other hand, our -current
tree is normally pretty stable and try to warn ahead of or at the time of
major changes.

Ok. Pretty pretty please.

I beg you. DO NOT make a branch named "stable", when its really beta.

After using FreeBSD for so many years and helping out newbies who bum their boxes by using something that looked cool "hey look I got stable in muh uname!!", I really really advise you (Matt) to use something that doesnt look attractive as a branch name, Like "-BETA".
That will keep the trigger-happy newbies away from using it.

- Erik

I have to agree, and this is the impression I got from previous similar discussions on the other lists.


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