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According to : "The ports and doc trees use tags whose names begin with RELEASE tags" from Handbook
Which Release tag Do I need for something other than CURRENT( HEAD || . ) -- for example RELENG_7_2_0_RELEASE --- for obtaining ports & docs ?
RELENG_7_2_0_RELEASE
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RELEASE_RELENG_7_2_0_RELEASE
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"." known as HEAD will get you the most up to date ports/src/doc trees currently available.

I'd highly recommend using HEAD for ports and docs, but not for src.

If you do a build/install world after csupping HEAD from src, you'll end up with a 9.0-CURRENT system, which isn't reccommended unless you need to be tracking CURRENT.

However, HEAD will get you the latest docs (I don't even update my docs. I can check that crap online) and the latest ports tree with the most recent versions of all of your favourite programs.

EDIT: This is of course assuming your supfiles are separate, which mine are ports-supfile and stable-upfile (named because I track 8.0-STABLE and just copied the example supfiles)
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