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Date:      Wed, 04 Oct 2006 22:24:38 -0700
From:      "Jason C. Wells" <jcw@highperformance.net>
To:        freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Compatibility Between Releases Policy
Message-ID:  <45249716.2050401@highperformance.net>

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Where is the policy regarding compatibility between releases documented?

I recall reading once upon a time that FreeBSD won't break compatibility 
for the duration of a major point release.  If a third party wrote 
software for 6.0 it would be perfectly compatible with 6.1, 6.2 and on.

The reason I ask is that I am considering the wisdom of running 
portupgraed with each minor point release.

Thanks,
Jason C. Wells



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