__FreeBSD_version was: Re: cvs commit: src/sys/sys _timeval.h user.h src/sys/arm/include _types.h

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Aug 20 06:58:35 UTC 2006

In message <20060819200148.S952 at odysseus.silby.com>, Mike Silbersack writes:
>On Sat, 24 Jun 2006, M. Warner Losh wrote:

>Maybe this has been discussed in the past, but why don't we just have 
>__FreeBSD_version auto-incremented every day?  It would be great for 
>situations where we currently use it, and it's also be great for bug 

The traditional argument was "it's CVS bloat!"

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