Subject: Re: Versioning config files
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/02/2005 21:12:03
On Sun, 2 Oct 2005, Quentin Garnier wrote:
>> Adding two digits for a `this day's version' still works until
>> end of year 2147.
> There is a point in having several versions of config syntax *a day*?

Sounds likely to me.

> I mean, I want the versioning, but I sure hope there won't be as many
> bumps as twice a year.

Personally, I'd prefer to keep our tools and sources in sync.
I imagine updating config(8) to handle older syntax doesn't help to make 
the code better.

Maybe some general (re)design of this whole thing would be good.

  - Hubert