Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 7th Jun 2013 15:16 UTC
FreeBSD FreeBSD 8.4 has been released. "The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 8.4-RELEASE. This is the fifth release from the 8-STABLE branch which improves on the functionality of FreeBSD 8.3 and introduces some new features. Some of the highlights: Gnome version 2.32.1, KDE version 4.10.1; feature flags 5000 version of the ZFS filesystem; support for all shipping LSI storage controllers." The full release notes detail all the changes since 8.3.
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RE[2]: Well no trolling here
by vitae on Sat 8th Jun 2013 18:59 UTC in reply to "RE: Well no trolling here"
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But in reality, how much different are they, and are they different enough to warrant completely separate types of BSD, as opposed to having different "flavors" of the same basic system? What does OpenBSD or NetBSD have anymore that so special it couldn't be merged into FreeBSD, for example?

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