Re: GEP-4 : Versioning and branching rules proposal
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org>
- To: GNOME Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: GEP-4 : Versioning and branching rules proposal
- Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 04:00:00 +1000
<quote who="Jody Goldberg">
> On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 05:24:59PM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > gal2-0-0.0.2.tar.gz <- what the?! this is particularly wacky :-)
> This is consistent with current usage. The gnome-2-0 version is on
> a branch. Due to the speed the library moves it has historicly used
> the full 3 digit versioning internally.
It's not consistent with much else -> other libraries have used three digit
minor numbers (x.xxx.x), haven't been "packageNUMBER-NUMBER-VERSION", etc.
This just gets *really* messy on the ftp site, and is inconsistent with
other more common versioning systems. Hopefully this GEP will help to
rectify these problems.
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