[mythtv] LIBVERSION = 0.15.0.99?
ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sat May 29 03:03:23 EDT 2004
On Saturday 29 May 2004 02:39 am, Henk Poley wrote:
> Op zaterdag 29 mei 2004 08:16, schreef Isaac Richards:
> > 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. 0.15.0.99
> > > 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 before.
> > 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.
> Uhm, maybe that's exactly why he asked for extra versioning?
No, try reading his email. He's asking for extra versioning to make making up
a package name easier for his CVS rpms.
> btw Axel, doesn't RPM have some -pre moniker?
Right, and people have still been saying they're running 0.15 for months. It
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