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    https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2015-February/054581.html

    It was brought to my attention (thanks Juli) that it might not be clear that this issue does not effect any released version of FreeBSD. It only effects people who run -current.

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      I think it says that in the title. Unless it was revised since posting and isn’t obvious to me.

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        Yes it is in the title. I felt it important to include the second email that had brought forth that clarification for those that might panic and not notice.

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          This is a great way to discourage and scare off people from running -CURRENT. That’s why FreeBSD releases, in general, are much buggier and have many more regressions than OpenBSD, because on OpenBSD, something like this in -current would be as big of a deal as it making it into a -release, and people are actually encouraged to run -current to make sure any kind of bugs would be caught up in time.

          BTW, links to the referenced revisions:

          http://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/273872

          http://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/278907

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            So does OpenBSD have no development-integration branch, nowhere for people to collaborate on experimental stuff without putting it into the versions that people actually use? Or is this just a meaningless difference of branch names?

            (I have not experienced any bugginess of FreeBSD releases. Particularly if you normalize the comparison by the amount of functionality they offer)