Subject: Re: importing from another BSD
To: Rui Paulo <>
From: Bill Squier <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/21/2006 18:24:41
On Mar 14, 2006, at 2:25 PM, Rui Paulo wrote:

> Bill Squier <> writes:
>>> v1.1		->direct from FreeBSD
>>> v1.2		->add NetBSD rcsid
>>> v1.3		->style changes
>> I can't imagine this is a good idea.  Do we really do this with any
>> other imported software?  Future merges may become nightmares
>> depending on the number of such changes.
> What do you suggest ?
> P.S.: I assumed we would use vendor branches.

So did I.  I think this really boils down to:  Do you plan on doing  
future merges?  If so, KNFing it just makes more work.