Subject: Re: pppd
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 05/13/2000 01:05:19
>>If so, then *that*, is, as they say, a fair cop. Let me say that
>>Itojun is being very, very proactive about fixing the breakage; but
>>its still closing the stable door after the horse has, uh, broken.
>As long as no *release* version has this problem, I'm not entirely offended.
>This may sound crazy, especially given that my Mom's laptop runs -current
>as of Tuesday or so, but I generally *expect* -current to include code that
>needs more testing, or partially-completed work.
exactly. current comes with the caveat that it's not even guaranteed
to compile (http://www.netbsd.org/Releases/current.html)
NetBSD-current is a daily snapshot of the NetBSD development source
tree. Because it is ``work in progress,'' it may not be particularly
well tested, and it may not even compile.
i think that sort of *implies* that it might not work exactly right
from day to day.
>I think we're all spoiled; we spend a few years using -current and get used
>to it being more stable than the major releases of some systems, and we forget
>that it *is* an experimental tree.
um...so we're too good? ;-)
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