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Date:      Tue, 15 Mar 2016 22:20:07 -0700
From:      Doug Hardie <>
To:        Warren Block <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>, Polytropon <>
Subject:   Re: Upcoming Releases
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> On 15 March 2016, at 21:11, Warren Block <> wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2016, Doug Hardie wrote:
>> 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.
> To the best of my knowledge, there was no relation between pkg and any =

There was a period where the regular pkg servers were not available =
because they had to be rebuilt.  I don't recall the dates.  It was not =
pkg_ng, but the first major revision to pkg after that.

> Any new release is bound to have problems.  But this one is likely to =
be smoother than most, as many of the developers and most of the cluster =
have been running -HEAD as part of the "dogfood" program.  Problems are =
found and fixed early.

=E2=80=94 Doug

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