Subject: Re: SUP/FTP tree of NetBSD-current/-release will switch on Dec 15
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/12/2000 15:44:26
Plus, why would release indicate 1.5.1alpha? That isn't released and isn't
the current release yet.

-release would imply to me to be a copy of the last official release, not
the next in progress, possibly buggier working release candidate.


>On Tue, Dec 12, 2000 at 11:52:19AM +0900, Noriyuki Soda wrote:
>> On December 15, the NetBSD-current tree of NetBSD SUP/FTP server will
>> switch from NetBSD-1.5 release branch to main trunk, and the
>> NetBSD-release tree will switch from NetBSD-1.4 release branch to
>> NetBSD-1.5 release branch.
>> In other words, after December 15,
>> - if you SUP NetBSD-current, you will get NetBSD-1.5N (or something)
>> - if you SUP NetBSD-release, you will get NetBSD-1.5.1_ALPHA
>Could'nt we create a NetBSD-release-1-5 instead, and keep NetBSD-release
>to the 1.4 branch ?
>We may have more than one release branch active at a time (and I've not
>yet seen any evidences that the 1.4 branch is dead).
>Manuel Bouyer <>