Subject: Re: CVSup collections for a NetBSD CVS tree
To: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
Date: 04/29/1999 12:10:58
On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Greg A. Woods wrote:
>That's the biggest load of "bull stuff" there is! Not all NetBSD ports
>are treated as equal. I challenge anyone claiming this to obtain at
>least one, and possibly two, machines in every supported architecture
>and to use all of those machines on a daily basis and to dilligently
>upgrade each machine to the latest NetBSD software every time. You'll
>find so many differences, discrepancies, etc., that you'll probably
>start pulling your hair out long before you've done one iteration of
>This is *not* a bad thing. This just comes with the territory.
I agreed with just about everything in your rather long message except for
this. I do exactly that, on sparc, pmax, vax, and alpha...and everything
works Just Fine. And I'm an impatient guy that doesn't have a lot of free time.
I had to throw this in just in case your statement of pulling hair out
might have dissuaded anyone from trying it.
Not trying to flame; just voicing an opinion on one set of experiences...