Subject: Re: NetBSD version naming - suggestion
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/15/2003 09:40:52
On Tue, 15 Apr 2003, Robert Elz wrote:

> And one thing I forgot in my previous message - never any exceptions
> from the numbering scheme, numbers are free, if a new version number
> after 1.4.3 is needed, 1.4.4 would be it, always, no 1.4.3A nonsense
> to just confuse the world even more.

You're beating a dead horse. The 1.4 branch is dead -- "end of life".
The present release branches append "_STABLE" to the result of "uname"
to indicate that the binaries were cut between releases.