[Libreoffice-qa] New Bugzilla Version Picker items – 2

Bjoern Michaelsen bjoern.michaelsen at canonical.com
Fri Jun 8 09:08:49 PDT 2012

On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 05:13:10PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Why is the ~ necessary? Just do
>  	+ 3.X.YalphaZ   - for alpha releases
>  	+ 3.X.YbetaZ    - for beta releases
>  	+ 3.X.Y.Z       - for release candidates
> And to answer your question for pkgsrc: it knows about "alpha", "beta"
> and "rc" and sorts them correctly. If there's a tilde in there we'd
> have the change the pkgsrc name of the package to one without a tilde.

A seperator makes it easier to split up the version with sed/grep/etc. in
primitive ad-hoc scripting.
see also the comment on using _ instead of ~ as separator (the "Debian git

3.X.Y_alphaZ   - for alpha releases
3.X.Y_betaZ    - for beta releases
3.X.Y.Z       - for release candidates



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