Re: SVN snapshot versioning
On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 18:08:00 +0100, Florent Rougon <email@example.com> said:
> "Andrew Donnellan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> So for a snapshot of revision 91 between stable version 2.0 and
>> future version 2.1, would something like: 2.1~20070123svn.r91
> Ah, so now that we have this '~' allowed by dpkg, we have to use it
No, but we should use it in situations for which is was
specifically designed for, no?
> You cannot predict the future. It might me that next version is not
> 2.1 as you expected, but, e.g., 3.0. Why not base your version
> number on things you *know* for sure: that the last released version
> was 2.0?
This is massively confused. If you name your version
2.1~20070123svn.r91, and the next veriosn is 2.1, 3.0 or 4090009009,
the transition from the current version to the future version will
work. The only future version which won't work is a version that
compares lower than 2.1 (like, 2.1~~), so the suggestion is valid.
Klatu barada nikto.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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