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Date:      Tue, 15 Mar 2016 22:20:07 -0700
From:      Doug Hardie <bc979@lafn.org>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Subject:   Re: Upcoming Releases
Message-ID:  <D7F159DB-757F-4637-A9A7-B9F4C10F665C@lafn.org>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.20.1603152209110.3734@wonkity.com>
References:  <EEFD0376-2038-4801-9A7A-BF342B66F029@lafn.org> <20160305181742.9c3abe96.freebsd@edvax.de> <DE7BAC1A-0B40-4B2A-861A-6AE7B16FAC0D@lafn.org> <DBC62E3B-B07D-4A3F-AD22-E3EB62484725@lafn.org> <alpine.BSF.2.20.1603152209110.3734@wonkity.com>

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> On 15 March 2016, at 21:11, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:
>=20
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2016, Doug Hardie wrote:
>=20
>> 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.
>=20
> To the best of my knowledge, there was no relation between pkg and any =
compromises.

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.

>=20
> 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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