[PATCH] user: add guidance on version numbers to GSoC guide.

Gedare Bloom gedare at rtems.org
Mon Feb 1 20:51:17 UTC 2021

 user/start/gsoc.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/user/start/gsoc.rst b/user/start/gsoc.rst
index 7f27d7b..f8167b9 100644
--- a/user/start/gsoc.rst
+++ b/user/start/gsoc.rst
@@ -20,6 +20,12 @@ delving into the details. For more information you can go through the other
 subsections under :ref:`Quick Start <QuickStart>` chapter or ask on the
+We recommend new student developers use the current development (unreleased)
+version. The :ref:`Quick Start Preparation <QuickStartPreparation>` should be
+consulted for guidance. The examples shown here use the released version 5,
+which may not be recommended for your purposes. If you are unsure, feel free to
+inquire on the :r:list:`devel`.
 You will be best served by using a GNU/Linux environment, which could be in a
 virtual machine, for example that uses `Virtualbox <https://www.virtualbox.org/>`_
 and should run on most modern desktop systems. You should also be able to work

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