[Bug 210475] freebsd-update(8) doesn't recognize custom version scheme

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https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=210475

            Bug ID: 210475
           Summary: freebsd-update(8) doesn't recognize custom version
                    scheme
           Product: Base System
           Version: 10.3-RELEASE
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Only Me
          Priority: ---
         Component: bin
          Assignee: freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: vmiller at hostileadmin.com

Created attachment 171687
  --> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=171687&action=edit
Modify the expression that sets RELNUM to include appended versioning
components

A private FreeBSD distribution implements a custom version scheme via
newvers.sh, but freebsd-update(8) clients are unable to support the custom
versioning scheme in order to perform a binary update from a privately hosted
update server.

The attached patch modifies the expression(s) that set RELNUM to account for an
additional internal versioning component derived from newvers.sh's BRANCH
environment variable.  The variable is modified to append "-XXXX-n" to the
branch where "XXXX" is an internally specified name and "n" is the internal
patch number.

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