[PC-BSD Testing] Question

Hans Ruhe hansruhe1 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 20:16:45 PDT 2012


Hi Arthur,
Thank you for your explanation. I was not being a critic, but just wonder
how things go. Kris can you explain a bit ?

 Best regards,
Hans

2012/9/3 Arthur <A-Koziol at neiu.edu>

> On 09/02/2012 5:24 PM, Hans Ruhe wrote:
>
>> Hi Kris and team,
>>
>> I have a question. Perhaps a dumb one. Why is it that when you build an
>> improved version, that things that did work in the 9.0 version, are not
>> working in the 9.1 version anymore ? In my opinion when you make a new
>> version, you take the things that is working good, remove the bad stuff and
>> build new stuff that is interesting or helpful.
>>
>> But I am not a developer, so perhaps I am all wrong.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Hans
>>
>
> Hans,
>
> <2cents>
> While I don't speak for Kris, you have to understand that a lot of what
> changes is from the FreeBSD developers, not so much what Kris does. Kris
> takes vanilla BSD and makes it hop, skip and jump. Sometimes things get
> deprecated or break between BSD versions.The KMS stuff is a good example. I
> think there's a lot of ambitious stuff that went into BSD 9.1 and it's
> acting a bit clunky right now. Some stuff hasn't quite caught up. There's
> still one more BSD RC to go and then hopefully some of the ports that might
> be causing some errors or issues will get a bump before it gets released.
> Remember, BSD is not Linux.
> </2cents>
>
> Arthur
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