[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Andrew MacIntyre andymac@bullseye.apana.org.au
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 09:17:45 +1100 (edt)

On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, Skip Montanaro wrote:

>     Chris> The double-branch option is easier, and I know that when the
>     Chris> FreeBSD group releases 4.5-RELEASE, it's been tested and solid,
>     Chris> and will be supported by bug fixes for some period of time.  They
>     Chris> have only just recently stopped issue security patches for the
>     Chris> 2.x tree.
> Is *-RELEASE a third branch, or is it what falls out the end of the *-STABLE
> pipe?

RELEASE is a release tag, STABLE is a branch name.

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