[Mesa-dev] Move mesa version scheme to a more common style ?

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 16:54:02 PST 2014

On 14/11/14 14:39, Emil Velikov wrote:
> Hello all,
> This is an old question that I had laying around - why doesn't mesa use
> a more conventional numbering for the development/rc releases ?
> Eg.
> mesa 10.4.0-rc1 ->
> mesa 10.4.0-rc2 ->
> ...
> mesa 10.4.0     -> 10.4.0
> mesa 10.4.1-rc1 ->
> ... you get the idea.
> Afaics most freedesktop project use it plus a big hunk of gnome.
> Are there any objections if I move to the above format starting with
> mesa 10.4-rc1 ? I would appreciate any feedback over the next 2-3 days,
> and based on it I'll tag the first RC.
> The plan is to still keep the branch point later on today, but to push
> the tag on Monday.
OK so it seems that we have people concerned that this may cause
issues/lack of consistency within mesa, a few people with neutral option
and no strong supporters on the topic :'(

The people have spoken - things are staying as is.


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