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Date:      Wed, 9 Mar 2016 14:54:57 -0800
From:      Doug Hardie <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Cc:        Polytropon <>
Subject:   Re: Upcoming Releases
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> On 7 March 2016, at 16:23, Doug Hardie <> wrote:
> What I was hoping to find was some form of informal, preliminary =
version of the release notes or announcements for 10.3 and 11.  I seem =
to recall some sort of discussion of that back when the decision was =
made to drop bind from the base.  I wasn't able to find it though.

I recently saw a comment in one of the maillists that 11.0 was likely to =
have the new packetized base feature.  That tells me that 11.0 is most =
likely to be dicey to work with.  I am reminded when the new pkg system =
came out and the supporting servers were compromised.  It caused me a =
lot of issues.  I still have one production server I can't upgrade the =
ports as its setup for the temporary solution.  I can't recall what I =
changed and making it look like the working systems doesn't help.  Thus, =
I will skip 11.0 and wait for the dust from that to settle.  I'll be =
upgrading to 10.3 in June.

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