Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Mar 25 17:22:33 UTC 2016
Amar Takhar <verm at darkbeer.org>:
> On 2016-03-25 09:47 -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > Amar Takhar <verm at darkbeer.org>:
> > > Advancing the version stops that confusion.
> > Another praxtice often used is to append "+" to the version after a release.
> Oh? I've never heard of that interesting. I will throw that in it can't hurt.
> I'm going to throw a release tarball up of 0.9.2 on the FTP today.
> So, ntpd 0.9.2-afceec0+
If you're going to use the "+" convention a git hash is not normally also used.
The tarball would be "0.9.2". Then the version string would be bumped to "0.9.2+"
to mark that commits are open again. The next release tarball would be "0.9.3",
and so forth.
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