July 2017 FreeBSD Release Engineering Update07/28/2017
FreeBSD 11.1 Release
The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team released FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE on July 26, which is the second release from the stable/11 branch, building upon the stability and reliability of 11.0-RELEASE. For more information on what has happened since 11.0-RELEASE, please visit
The releng/11.1 branch was created from stable/11 on June 29, which marked the release candidate milestone phase of the cycle. Three BETA and three RC (release candidates) have been released, with the final RELEASE build started on July 21 with the final announcement following on July 26.
The final release announcement for FreeBSD 11.1 is available at here.
– Contributed by Glen Barber
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