Subject: Re: userland build-date?
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 01/04/2004 09:37:54
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On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 05:26:57PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
| In NetBSD, I can find out the date the kernel was built using uname, but
| how do I find out when the userland was built?
| Maybe we can invent something like Solaris:
| rfhpc8317% cat /etc/release
| Solaris 9 12/02 s9x_u2wos_10 x86
| Copyright 2002 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
| Use is subject to license terms.
| Assembled 05 November 2002
Interesting idea. We could also consider adding the details of the
build system as well (a la the kernel build string).
Have you tried adding a rule to etc/Makefile to build this and seeing
how well it works?
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