getting the running patch level

Jason Hellenthal jhellenthal at
Sun Aug 12 16:34:55 UTC 2012

On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 09:05:44PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> "Simon L. B. Nielsen" <simon at> writes:
> > This has been discussed a number of time, but there are no nice and
> > simple solution.
> There is a simple solution that, while not bulletproof, would work well
> enough in most cases: have 'make installworld' create /etc/issue, which
> would look like this:
>   FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE-p4 amd64/amd64

Could I suggest... the same way that /etc/motd is already updated ?


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