Subject: Re: __NetBSD_Version__ sucks
To: Johan Danielsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 05/11/1998 13:31:20
> "Chris G. Demetriou" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > (e.g. people might need to know "bug X in the shared loader was
> > fixed in -current as of date D, or in bug fix release X.Y.Z")
> People should check for features at `configure time'. Hard-coding
> behaviour based on values of macros is asking for trouble.
perhaps, but basing behavior on values of macros is what a lot of
software (including X) wants to do.