Subject: Re: Why commands in the source tree don't have version?
To: Masao Uebayashi <>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/13/2001 10:29:51
On Tuesday 13 February 2001  3:53 am, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> I think it's better that each Command in the source tree
> (e.g. /usr/bin/make) is also maintained by versioning like "pkgsrc"
> commands and given a new version number if it changes its
> behavier. How do you think?

Depends how detailed you want the version numbers to be.  ident gives the 
version of every file statically linked into the binary.  however that might 
be a bit too detailed?