Re: OAFIID and Package Config Breakage

On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 19:16 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 18:48, JP Rosevear wrote:
> > The Evolution team has erroneously been using the unstable major/minor
> > (1.5) to tag various items, such as OAFIIDs, binary, and (especially)
> > the pkg-config file.  We'd like to fix this and release to
> > cover this situation for the release candidate, is this acceptable?
> > 
> > Note, EDS does the right thing and connector would need a small change
> > for this as well.  I believe the clock in the panel would also need a
> > small change.
> 	I think its fine to go ahead and do this, but (as I said already) I
> think it would be worthwhile to keep around the :1.5 OAFIIDs until the
> next release. We did the same thing when re-naming the systray applet to
> the notification area - just keep the old OAFIID around for
> compatibility.

Well, this has more risk since we'd need to change code instead of just, we define BASE_VERSION there which controls all this
stuff.  We'd have to change base version usage in 50+ places in the evo
code, i couldn't possibly have that ready and tested today.

JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
Novell, Inc.

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