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There are good reasons why you might want to experiment with the -current version of NetBSD.
The BSD family of Unix-like operating systems evolved from the last release of 4.4BSD, released by the University of California some years ago. As with Linux, they have full releases and a live CVS tree. This article discusses why you might want to run the -current branch of NetBSD, how you would go about it, and a bit of what could go wrong.

The-current branch of the NetBSD CVS tree represents, as the name suggests, the current state of development. New hardware support is always better in NetBSD-current than it is in the formal release versions. New features can show up in -current a year or more before they are in any release. Bug fixes may appear overnight.
 read more | mail this link | score:5660 | -Ray, January 13, 2004
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