Subject: Re: NetBSD-current?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thomas Mueller <email@example.com>
Date: 01/27/2001 03:23:10
>The easiest thing to do is to install a snapshot. This is -current
>compiled up into a release. I know that the snapshots on ftp.netbsd.org
>are quite old, though, but someone did respond to this thread before with
>a spot where some more recent snapshots could be found.
>You don't really need to track -current unless you're interrested in
>trying the absolute latest and greatest, or you're doing development,
>etc... usually a snapshot is a great way to "step up" for the "average
>Of course, if you're interrested in tracking -current on a
>daily/weekly/etc. basis, it's not too hard...
How big a download is involved? Is it necessary to download the whole
NetBSD-current, or only what changed since the last release? My current
connection is 56 K, no DSL or cable.
Is there any point to a snapshot older than the last release? I haven't checked
the snapshots on ftp.netbsd.org.