[sane-devel] Updating backend version info

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon May 15 15:44:52 UTC 2017

I have never bumped backend version numbers for backends with a
maintainer, I leave that to them.

Given how few places we show the backend version number, I would not
worry about fixing this for any patches you have applied from the bug


On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 8:39 AM, Olaf Meeuwissen
<paddy-hack at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> Hi Allan,
> While going through the changes since RELEASE_1_0_25 I realized that I
> did not update each backend's version info.  I've been happily fixing
> compiler warning and touched just about every backend.  Some have had
> their version info modified for other reasons and are probably okay but
> should I go and update backend version info?
> # Not looking forward to this, to be honest.
> If so, what part of the version info?  The standard seems to suggest the
> minor version ought to be updated.
> Hope this helps,
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