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Re: OS_VERSION on Linux

* On 2020-10-09 at 20:02 BST, nia wrote:

> I have Opinions about this check in pkg_add.
> It's often wrong even on NetBSD (e.g. it will warn you about
> installing 9.0 packakges on 9.1, even though that's currently
> the recommended procedure)...
> AFAIK, joyent has it locally patched out?

Yeh, I remove it for our macOS package sets.  I'd recommend doing the
same for anyone who is distributing packages for OS which do not break
ABI compatibility.

It definitely doesn't make any sense on Linux.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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