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

M. Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Aug 20 19:58:16 UTC 2006

In message: <64652.1156057112 at critter.freebsd.dk>
            "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> writes:
: 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 
: >reports.
: The traditional argument was "it's CVS bloat!"

The other problem that comes into play is if someone updates only part
of the tree (say the kernel) and not this file.  Then you have version
skew..  of course, you'd have that regardless...


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