question freebsd v4.10 (v4.9.1 ?)

Colin Percival colin.percival at
Sun May 30 12:43:05 PDT 2004

At 19:35 30/05/2004, rmkml wrote:
>I use last freebsd v4.10,
>and found this :
>/sbin# /usr/bin/file ./adjkerntz
>./adjkerntz:       ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (FreeBSD), for FreeBSD 4.9.1, statically linked, stripped
>4.9.1 ?

  Yes.  Similarly, FreeBSD 5.x binaries are identified as FreeBSD 5.0.x.

  Simply put, the format of __FreeBSD_version changed, and file(1) hasn't
been fixed.

Colin Percival

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