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Re: osabi

On Sun, 12 Feb 2023 at 20:21, Havard Eidnes <> wrote:
> Hi,
> currently the osabi-NetBSD package is versioned with the full OS
> version, e.g.
>   osabi-NetBSD-10.0
> However, we try to maintain full compatibility between 10.0,
> 10.1, 10.2 etc.  So ... would it make sense to use just the major
> version of the OS to number the package, so that we instead just
> have
>   osabi-NetBSD-10
> [...]
> Opinions?

I agree it would make sense to use the major version for releases (and
release branches). I wonder if it should keep the minor for -current
(with the kernel version as a rather poor proxy for changing userland)

If we ever had a case where we need to different osabi for a minor
release we can always adjust the osabi package to build differently
for that release (which gives us the fallback)


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