On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:20:51PM -0800, Peter Wemm wrote:
> It avoids the current problem:
> - RELENG_4 bumped from 3.0 to 4.0
> - this forced a premature 4.0->5.0 bump in -current

Actually "NO".  I bumped libc.so because Garret said he had changes ready
for libc, but was waiting for someone to bump the shared version number.

> - we missed our chance for major changes. (!!!)

In the past, once it was bumped, incompatable changes to libc.so were
fair game for -CURRENT.
> If we had taken -current to 500, we could go to 501, 502, etc as 
> required to stop killing our developers, and prior to entering 5.0-BETA we
> go back to the next sequentially available major number (be it 5, or 6
> if RELENG_4 bumps again).

/me wonders if we'll also do something about all the other things we do
that kills our developers in -current......

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