Subject: RE: bin/8306: /etc/rc cleans /var/run completely
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/03/1999 09:20:13
On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Martin Husemann wrote:

: There were times when such changes caused a heads-up mail to current-users
: and a libc minor version bump ;-)
: Or is running without COMPAT_${LAST_OFFICIAL_RELASE} considered a bad
: thing(TM)?

This is a very bad thing.  As -current progresses, features which are
changed are *moved into* COMPAT_lastrelease in preparation for the next real
release (where these features will, indeed, be for compatibility only).

So, when running -current, and particularly if you will be upgrading
throughout -current, running COMPAT_lastrelease is more-or-less a

-- Todd Vierling (