[Pkg-libburnia-devel] Consistent version naming.

Thomas Schmitt scdbackup at gmx.net
Fri Jun 10 21:08:17 UTC 2011


Mats Erik Andersson wrote:
> > I recall
> > a thread at the upstream mailing list mentioning these patch
> > levels, but the discussion seems to have ended inconclusively.

George Danchev:
> I think that the 'pl' (patch level) suffixes will be dropped with the next 
> upstream releases.

That's the plan, yes.
The decision was made around 12 May 2011 on libburn-hackers list:

>>>> I am willing to drop those suffixes.
>>>> But won't that impose extra work or pitfalls on the distro package
>>>> maintainers ?
George Danchev:
>>> I'm quite sure that any package manager will treat, say:
>>> 1.0.8 as greater than 1.0.6.pl00.

So i will change the scheme and then listen for protests.

Are there any test results which would prevent release of
libburn-1.0.8.tar.gz ?

Have a nice day :)


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