Subject: Re: CVS commit: [netbsd-2] src/sys/sys
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: source-changes
Date: 03/16/2005 10:11:25
On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 04:08:32PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 09:48:18AM -0600, James Chacon wrote:
> > > src/sys/conf/ now prints the same release string for
> > > netbsd-2 and netbsd-2-0. Is this done intentionally?
> > 
> > No, it's a mistake and it'll be corrected shortly.
> Well, having the "netbsd-2" branch print out "2.0.2_BETA" is *much*
> better than "2.0_BETA" because it is far beyond that. It should
> really be "2.1_BETA" but that will cause another set of problems
> because programs will assume that it supports statvfs(2) because
> of the version number.

Except it isn't 2.0.2. It has changes not in the 2.0.x branch. Labelling it
as anything associated with the 2.0.x branch is just wrong since it has a
larger superset of those changes which may/may not be completely the same.