[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Debian versioning scheme (r1 vs .1)

> I am wondering why updates to the Debian GNU/Linux distribution uses the
> much alternative versioning syntax, such as 2.2r7, 3.0r1 etc.

CD vendors felt that the #.#r# syntax benefitted them more, and some
people in the project thought it would be nice to accommodate them.

> ..or is it just me who thinks the latter is much nicer?

No, not just you.

Reply to: