Subject: Re: SUP/FTP tree of NetBSD-current/-release will switch on Dec 15
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/13/2000 15:50:54
On Wed, 13 Dec 2000 wrote:

: The release branch for 1.5 was 6 months in length...During which time
: real bugs did creep in and/or were found as side effects and had to get fixed.
: This might work for X.Y.Z releases but the mainline releases even in good cases
: take a while to cook and a new user coming in and supping -release would
: be reasonably surprised to possibly get something labeled 1.6Alpha or something
: similiar.

Third time in this thread:  Sup is not meant to be used for tracking
explicit releases, period.  If this fact needs better _documentation_, I'm
quite happy to provide it.

If you want explicit releases, you need to get a tarball of *officially
released sources*, or use anoncvs to pull an explicit CVS tag.

-- Todd Vierling <>  *
-- Speed, stability, security, and support.  Wasabi NetBSD:  Run with it.