Subject: Re: version misunderstanding?
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/18/2004 21:10:38
In article <Pine.BSO.email@example.com>,
Mipam <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I downloaded the snapshot from july 15 and installed it on a machine.
> Runs fine etc etc, ipf as well. sysctl kern.version shows
> netbsd-2.0G and so i was under the (wrong) impression that i was running a
> 2.0 version.
You were actually running a development version of what will at some
point become NetBSD 2.1 or NetBSD 3.0.
> The ipf version is 4.1.1.
Later version of NetBSD 2.0G contain IPFilter 4.1.3. It was actually
added their first and pulled ino the NetBSD 2.0 sources later.
> Then rebuilding my system with the 2.0 source would be a bad
> idea then i guess?
Downgrading your system will break all binaries built under NetBSD 2.0G
including packages from "pkgsrc".
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/