Subject: Re: How to do a patch update from 1.4 to 1.4.1
To: Rob Healey <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/20/1999 11:18:00
	I would expect there to be a file containing diffs in
	the NetBSD-1.4.1 directory (When 1.4.1 is released)


       What _is_, what _should be_, and what _could be_ are all distinct.

On Fri, 20 Aug 1999, Rob Healey wrote:

> 	For 1.3 one was able to go into a source/patches directory and
> 	suck out a monster patch that would move you from 1.3.X to 1.3.Y.
> 	I looked around on for the same thing to go from
> 	1.4 to 1.4.1. Other than seeing a curious looking directory
> 	called drwxrwx---  20 1084  netbsd   512 Aug 13 17:17 NetBSD-1.4.1
> 	that mere mortals aren't allowed in, I saw no signs of a mega patch.
> 	So, how does one go from 1.4 to 1.4.1? Suck down the entire 1.4.1
> 	source tree from the NetBSD-release dir? Have mega patches been
> 	given up in favor of something else? If so, what is the something
> 	else? Differnt sup sets? CVS? XYZZY?
> 	Just curious,
> 		-Rob