Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 release date
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/10/2003 00:44:11
On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 03:39:09PM -0800, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I'm not so sure. While I am championing the idea that we _can_ bump the 
> version, I think we 1) don't need to yet, and 2) want to do it with more 
> lead time. Folks are getting anxious for 2.0 to come out. That's not the 
> time to start a libc version bump. The right time is for us to decide we 
> need to do it and put bits in place for it. Then do a release. And only 
> _then_ do we bump the version.
	I have to agree with this.  I think it's possible to bump the
version _and_ maintain reasonable backwards compability, _without_
bumping every other version, but not right now.