Subject: Re: netbsd-2-0-RELEASE
To: Sean Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 12/02/2004 09:02:46
> I'm less concerned with the fact that a release might (will) have bugs
> than the fact that it takes so long to get from the initial branching
> to release - an every-two-years release cycle is very embarrassing,
> especially when you try to introduce someone to NetBSD and the latest
> release (1.6.2 in this case) doesn't know what to do with half of
> their modern hardware.
Would it be too difficult to backport new drivers? At least shortly after
a release is branched, there are not many API differences compared to
-current, but there are already devices which are supported in -current
but not in 2.0 ...