cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/config configvers.h mkmakefile.c src/sys/conf Makefile.alpha Makefile.amd64 Makefile.arm Makefile.i386 Makefile.ia64 Makefile.pc98 Makefile.powerpc Makefile.sparc64 files files.alpha files.amd64 files.i386 ...

M. Warner Losh imp at
Mon Nov 28 17:12:02 GMT 2005

In message: <200511280853.35658.jhb at>
            John Baldwin <jhb at> writes:
: On Sunday 27 November 2005 06:38 pm, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > How does this look to you?
: What is the point of the minor version number then if it is never checked?  I 
: think we just should not do bumps for changes to config that allow old files 
: to still work.  IOW, the most recent bump should simply be reverted.  In 
: practice I don't think many folks other than developers ever end up with a 
: config that is out of date with the kernel sources.

The minor numbers are checked.

The idea is that if the kernel says you need X.Y to build it, then the
config binary must be version X.Z, where Z >= Y.  That's what my patch

Upon sober reflection, to answer Ruslan's issue, I think that the
100's thing might be a bad idea after all.  I'll update my patch.


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