Subject: Re: detecting -current versions
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Brian R. Gaeke <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/31/1995 17:47:16
And then spake Kenneth Stailey as follows:
> > Is there a way to tell what version of -current a machine is running?
> Does -current have versions?  Usually that amounts to the date of the
> sup.  You could record the sup date somewhere and then look at that.
> It may be a nice project for something like that to become standard
> issue, any takers?

Hmmm... I think the need for this is just a reflection of the need
for a new release. You could just read ident strings, if it can't wait...


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