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From Paul Richards <p...@netcraft.co.uk>
Subject Re: SETEUID on Exec
Date Sun, 03 Dec 1995 23:24:09 GMT
In reply to Ben Laurie who said
> This will be horrible in practice - we need to apply bugfixes only to 1.0.0,
> and the enhancements must go in a separate source tree, otherwise we will not
> be able to have a stable server for public release. If we don't, then any
> bugfixes to 1.0.? will have to include all the experimental stuff, too. Given
> that the separate source tree is essential, a separate version space makes
> sense, too. The idea being that if you want a solid server, you get the latest
> 1.0.?, and if you want all the latest bells and whistles, you get the latest
> 1.1.?.
> 
> Maintaining the two source trees won't be that hard, coz _most_ of the work
> will go on in the 1.1.? tree.
> 
> At some point, we will release 1.2.0, a new stable release, or possibly 2.0.0,
> depending on how we feel, and start a new experimental branch, 1.3.0 or 2.1.0.
> 
> This way, also, we will _never have to endure a features freeze again_, which
> in itself is a compelling reason for doing it.
> 

This is how FreeBSD is now done.

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  Paul Richards, Netcraft Ltd.
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