Subject: Re: Version releases and current-freezes
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/28/1998 08:40:19
Alistair Crooks <> writes:
> I'll let someone else speak for the -current version letter changes,
> but will simply say that they're not "releases" - they're simply a way
> of denoting -current at that time.  I believe they're modified when an
> external interface to the kernel changes, such as the introduction of
> UVM.

More like: when an internal interface (or interfaces) change in a way
that's likely to break LKMs.

At least, that's approximately the current (post-1.3) rule.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.
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