Subject: Re: How to do a patch update from 1.4 to 1.4.1
To: Rob Healey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 08/20/1999 11:18:00
I would expect there to be a file containing diffs in
the NetBSD-1.4.1 directory (When 1.4.1 is released)
What _is_, what _should be_, and what _could be_ are all distinct.
On Fri, 20 Aug 1999, Rob Healey wrote:
> For 1.3 one was able to go into a source/patches directory and
> suck out a monster patch that would move you from 1.3.X to 1.3.Y.
> I looked around on ftp.netbsd.org for the same thing to go from
> 1.4 to 1.4.1. Other than seeing a curious looking directory
> called drwxrwx--- 20 1084 netbsd 512 Aug 13 17:17 NetBSD-1.4.1
> that mere mortals aren't allowed in, I saw no signs of a mega patch.
> So, how does one go from 1.4 to 1.4.1? Suck down the entire 1.4.1
> source tree from the NetBSD-release dir? Have mega patches been
> given up in favor of something else? If so, what is the something
> else? Differnt sup sets? CVS? XYZZY?
> Just curious,