Subject: Re: NetBSD 4 Release date and upgrade
To: Simon Truss <>
From: Wouter Schoot <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/20/2007 13:52:36
Hey Simon!

> I've been using 4Beta2 for some months now. I have 4 copies running
> quite happily with no problems since January. The only problem I did
> have was common to all NetBSD xen3 DomU releases and was promptly fixed.

Indeed. 4BETA2 is considered quite stable by many people nowadays.

> There was a stealth announcement about the upcoming hackathon to prepare
> for 4.0. This is focused on preparing for release :-) focusing on
> installation, documentation and any blocking PRs that remain. It runs
> from Mon 21st to 23rd May.

Indeed again! In the subject-lacking mail to announce there's been a word
on the hackathon, preparing for the release track (which means, releasing
RCs, not the release at once, I recon).


Wouter Schoot (
UIN# 42109851