Subject: Re: Versions and uname output
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@Xtrmntr.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 06/10/2003 09:40:24
On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 09:18:33AM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, James Chacon wrote:
> > >
> > > This actually breaks in a few places that try to match for
> > >
> > > NetBSD-1.6-* NetBSD-1.6.1-* NetBSD-1.6[A-S]-*
> > Those wildcards are broken. There never were any versions of NetBSD
> > that had a hyphen in that position.
> they are not broken, the last asterisk after the hyphen is platform.
> > > Is there any reason folks can think of that bsd.prefs.mk shouldn't
> > > strip off the underscore->end portion of the string?
> 1.6.1_STABLE != 1.6.1
> i'd say that we should fix the patterns instead.
That's what I meant to say. ;-) There might^Wwill be places where it
actually matters, so it would be really bad to lose the information.