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Date:      Wed, 4 Sep 2013 19:57:20 +0200
From:      Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd>
To:        Pablo Carboni <pcarboni@gmail.com>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Question about a possible missing line/entry for file UPDATING (from http://svnweb.freebsd.org) - 8.4-RELEASE plus branches
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However minor the issue seems, I think it warrants a PR, if at least so the
entry is added for the next revision of 8.4-RELEASE.


Regarding -STABLE, while I respect your decision to be conservative and run
-RELEASE, I'd like to point out we've not run into any problem here, in
over 3 years with ~40 firewall boxes.



On 4 September 2013 17:48, Pablo Carboni <pcarboni@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Damien,
>
> I use to install and update 'Releng'  releases (plus patches, but  not
> stable releases) in our production servers (Ok, I agree stable is fine, but
> my main reason is to be conservative under some circunstances).
>
> (BTW, You're right, on 8-STABLE branch, it appears the 'missing' line I
> was looking for)
>
> Just as a last comment, I've found this 'normal line' on stable branch
> (but not on release/releng):
>
> http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/stable/8/UPDATING?view=log
>
> Revision *251500*<http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=251500>; -
> (view<http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/stable/8/UPDATING?revision=251500&view=markup>)
> (download<http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/stable/8/UPDATING?revision=251500&view=co>)
> (annotate<http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/stable/8/UPDATING?annotate=251500>)
> - [select for diffs]<http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/stable/8/UPDATING?view=log&r1=251500&log_pagestart=0>;
>
> Modified *Fri Jun 7 15:52:33 2013 UTC* (2 months, 4 weeks ago) by *pluknet
> *
> File length: 74494 byte(s)
> Diff to previous 251026<http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/stable/8/UPDATING?r1=251026&r2=251500>;
>
> Add the entry for 8.4-RELEASE.
>
>
> (I think it should be added by someone to 8.4 releng branch). If this is
> the case, shouldn't be sent this 'missing entry' to anyone by the means of
>  'PR' ?
>
> Thank you very much for your patience :)
>
> Regards,
> Pablo.
>
> On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 6:51 AM, Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd> wrote:
>
>> Note that, as opposed to you, I'm tracking 8-STABLE and not 8.4-RELEASE !
>>
>> UPDATING:
>> $FreeBSD: src/UPDATING,v 1.632.2.39 2013/08/23 15:21:39 svnexp Exp $
>>
>> newvers.sh:
>> # $FreeBSD: src/sys/conf/newvers.sh,v 1.83.2.25 2013/08/07 08:26:07
>> svnexp Exp $
>>
>>
>>
>> I'll check our clusters of firewalls to see if I've got any 8.4-RELEASE
>> box lying around, but don't hold your breath, we almost universally track
>> 8-STABLE...
>>
>>
>>
>> On 4 September 2013 00:49, Pablo Carboni <pcarboni@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Damien,
>>>
>>> (First at all, thanks for your response).
>>>
>>> I do not want to insist too much with this silly thing, but....(just in
>>> case)
>>>
>>> I've updated my sources today from svn0.us-west.freebsd.org(base/releng/8.4), - previously to my first e-mail - and:
>>>
>>> (Argentina's current TZ is GMT-3)
>>>
>>> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  74967 Sep  3 12:11 /usr/src/UPDATING
>>>
>>> The 'grepped' lines, shows me:
>>>
>>> 8.3-RELEASE
>>> [...]
>>> 8.0-RELEASE
>>>
>>> (But 8.4 still doesn't appear).
>>>
>>> (However, while grepping first lines in /usr/src/sys/conf/newvers.sh
>>> shows me:
>>>
>>> # $FreeBSD: releng/8.4/sys/conf/newvers.sh 254632 2013-08-22 00:51:56Z
>>> delphij $
>>>
>>> TYPE="FreeBSD"
>>> REVISION="8.4"
>>> BRANCH="RELEASE-p3"
>>>
>>> (Same svn id for UPDATING/newvers.sh).
>>>
>>> Any clues? (What's your svn $Id for UPDATING? - I mean, the whole line,
>>> the last)
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot!
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Pablo Carboni.
>>>
>>> P.S.: The same happens for
>>> svn0.us-east.freebsd.org/base/releng/8.4/UPDATING.
>>> <http://svn0.us-east.freebsd.org/base/releng/8.4/UPDATING>;
>>>
>>> (Maybe I'm afraid for local syncing problems on my fbsd server)
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 7:13 PM, Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd> wrote:
>>>
>>>> From:
>>>> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  75631 Aug 27 12:46 /usr/src/UPDATING
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 20130607:
>>>>         8.4-RELEASE.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 3 September 2013 18:16, Pablo Carboni <pcarboni@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Dear Sirs,
>>>>>
>>>>> Just for curious, today I was looking for the date/entry that belongs
>>>>> to
>>>>> FreeBSD 8.4-RELEASE inside UPDATING file, with no luck.
>>>>>
>>>>> Maybe I've made a mistake and I was looking inside a wrong file/url?
>>>>>
>>>>> It doesn't appear, neither
>>>>>
>>>>> http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/release/8.4.0/UPDATING?revision=251259&view=markup
>>>>> (RELEASE
>>>>> branch)
>>>>>
>>>>> nor
>>>>>
>>>>> http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/releng/8.4/UPDATING?view=markup&pathrev=254632
>>>>> (RELENG
>>>>> branch, currently last revision).
>>>>>
>>>>> (This 'little detail' includes sources for 8.4-RELEASE and branch
>>>>> 8.4-RELEASE-p3, which I've downloaded recently).
>>>>>
>>>>> A quick & dirty search I've did on a 8.4-RELEASE-p3 box:
>>>>>
>>>>> grep "8\..*-RELEASE" /usr/src/UPDATING
>>>>>
>>>>> (There is no reference for '8.4')
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks in advance!
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Pablo Carboni
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>



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