Subject: Re: none
To: Rakhesh Sasidharan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/06/2007 10:02:47
On Mon, 6 Aug 2007 17:33:57 +0400 (GST)
Rakhesh Sasidharan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Aug 2007, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > I would suggest installing a snapshot of 4.0_BETA2. See
> > http://www.netbsd.org/docs/current/ for where to get them.
> > Today, look in
> > ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-4/200708040002Z/iso/
> > This is the contents of the netbsd-4 branch from two days ago.
> > Since you are intending to learn rather than set up a production
> > server, there aren't really any good reasons to stay on the stable
> > branch.
> And if I keep updating this as usual, then when 4.0 gets released
> there won't be anything extra to do, right?
You'll have to do a bit, but the upgrade should be considerably less
painful than from 3.1. I agree with Greg's suggestion -- start with
4.0 beta. (I have no idea when 4.0 will be released, but we haven't
seen any RC versions yet, so it's not a matter of a few days.)
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb