Re: Debian release versioning
martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Lucas Nussbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008.07.12.2321 +0200]:
>> I'm not sure sure that we want to have a hole in our versioning scheme.
>> Since "lenny+1/2" is just another stable update, let's just number it
>> like a stable update. So we don't end up with users thinking "You
>> released 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5. Where is 5.4 ?"
> True, but lenny+1/2 breaks with stable update rules (it contains new
> packages); the question is whether users care. :)
The other option is to have 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3, 5.1.0, where 5.1.0
That probably most accurately reflects what is really happening.
> Now that you make me think of it, I don't think they do, at all,
> especially not if lenny+1/2 only provides options beyond the
> standard stable-updates upgrades, no mandatory upgrades that go
> against those stable update rules.
> Comment added to http://doodle.ch/8zauai3nqges2ur8 . We can leave
> this discussion to another time, if there's anything to discuss.