Subject: Re: is 1.6 updated...
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/25/2002 23:41:38
On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 12:55:09AM -0800, Mike Cheponis wrote:
> ... to take into account the recent security fixes?


> And, in general, are the "stable" releases changed once they are released,
> so that if somebody just downloads the latest release, the fixes are
> included?  Or does one need to apply the proper patches?

Sources are changed, but the binaries and sources tar files in
pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-1.6/ are not changed (this is what has been called
"NetBSD 1.6" and should not be changed).
You can get up-to-date sources from sup or cvs, and binaries from

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference