Subject: Re: /opt (NOT!)
To: Rob Healey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 09/16/1994 10:28:29
> Just a reminder, NetBSD is NOT nailed down yet. ANY part of it
> could change drastically with NO notice. If you or anybody
> else is assuming there is something rock solid about NetBSD then
> I suggest you prepare yourself for the inevitable rude awakening...
I hope that this is not the case. We are trying to get a release out.
> Already, some non-m68k change was made to the kernel recently and
> the m68k ports lost debugger capability because of it... Expect
> more of the same as time goes on. That's just the way it is.
No, I don't expect anymore. This change was required becuase of
a political situation. The ptrace had to go and had to go before
> Anyways, the main point of my message is the make clear the NetBSD
> is in no way, shape or form nailed down and stable. If you are
> expecting/assuming it to be so then you are in for a nasty
> surprise, probably in the near future.
If you notice NetBSD 0.8 and 0.9 were nailed down releases. We are
trying to coordinate the same now with an extra 9 or so platforms.
It takes a while and we've had problems. Most of it is due to not
having multiplatform tools for building releases.
Anyway I have *plenty* of new stuff that I haven't been commiting
to either tree for a while now just so that I don't break the
current tree (which no one can sup right now) and of course would
be unacceptable to commit to the release as I consider that locked