Subject: Re: Why commands in the source tree don't have version?
To: None <>
From: Masao Uebayashi <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/14/2001 10:56:05
> Don't take me the wrong way, but..."Why not?" and "How so??".  If
> people follow the existing customs and put RCS ID strings in each file
> (as we appear to be doing), you can tell all you really need to know
> about any executable just by using the ident command.  Indeed, it gets

Any executable?
Hmm, am I missing anything?

  % uname -a
  NetBSD 1.4X NetBSD 1.4X (WIDEGW) #6: Fri Nov 10 15:21:10 JST 2000 i386
  % ident /usr/bin/ident
       $NetBSD: crt0.c,v 1.9 1999/11/02 10:07:12 lukem Exp $


Masao Uebayashi <>