Subject: kern/2016: sysctl kern.osrevision is bogus
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: John Kohl <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/02/1996 11:12:34
>Number:         2016
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       sysctl kern.osrevision is bogus
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people (Kernel Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Feb  2 11:35:05 1996
>Originator:     John Kohl
NetBSD Kernel Hackers `R` Us
>Release:        1.1
System: NetBSD trump 1.1 NetBSD 1.1 (TRUMP) #14: Tue Jan 23 10:27:56 PST 1996 jtk@trump:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/TRUMP i386

sysctl kern.osrevision returns an out-of-date revision.  It should be
something nearer to reality, say the value of NetBSD from /sys/sys/param.h
% sysctl kern.osrevision
kern.osrevision = 199306