Subject: Re: SUP/FTP tree of NetBSD-current/-release will switch on Dec 15
To: John Kohl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 12/13/2000 18:54:51
On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, John Kohl wrote:
: Todd> Third time in this thread: Sup is not meant to be used for tracking
: Todd> explicit releases, period. If this fact needs better _documentation_, I'm
: Todd> quite happy to provide it.
: For every major release prior to 1.5 (e.g. 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4), it *was*
: possible to use sup to get the release sources via the "current"
: collection for some time after the release. That was not possible this
: time around (an unfortunate oversight).
Yes, this was an oversight and will be fixed for 1.5.1.
However, that was not the issue I was addressing. The original author was
expecting the -release sup collection to stay fixed until the *next release*
was finished, at which time it would update and again stay fixed.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> * http://www.wasabisystems.com/
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