[mythtv] LIBVERSION =

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sat May 29 02:16:29 EDT 2004

On Saturday 29 May 2004 02:08 am, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Hi,
> would it be possible to have an interim versioning scheme? This is
> useful for packaging CVS versions w/o possibly breaking upgrade
> paths. For packaging CVS versions one must either choose the latest
> release (e.g. 0.15) or guess what the next could be (0.15.1? 0.16?).
> Both methods have its drawbacks, the former is version-safe, but may
> indicate CVS _before_ 0.15 and not after, and the latter is guesswork
> which will break at some time.
> So it would be nice to have an interim versioning (e.g.
> leaving space for a .1 release, or right to 0.15.99 perhaps), if this
> is not disturbing in any way.

The libversion changes when the library changes in an incompatible way, not 

Also, I'm having second thoughts about you packing CVS versions -- check the 
users list about people insisting they're running 0.15 when they're using a 
CVS package of yours from 3 weeks ago.


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