upgrade of file(1) to 4.10 (including FreeBSD elf(5) fixes)
eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Mon Aug 9 03:18:11 PDT 2004
David O'Brien wrote:
> This output is mostly OK -- but I would drop the __FreeBSD_version. I
> can't see how knowing that helps anyone. If it is insisted on keeping
> it, it should be printed out consistently for *all* __FreeBSD_verions,
> not just some.
Please don't. This has been proven very valuable, for example for the
5.1 -> 5.2 transition, see entry 20031112 in src/UPDATING. -STABLEs
mostly do not have such problems, but usually you'll notice stuff like
this when it is too late.
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