[pulseaudio-discuss] Version numbers & rollup releases

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Aug 19 12:11:25 PDT 2010

'Twas brillig, and David Henningsson at 19/08/10 20:03 did gyre and gimble:
> 2010-08-18 18:01, Colin Guthrie skrev:
>> Now on to the next point: More frequent releases. I know that Lennart
>> doesn't like doing releases, but I think I speak for everyone of us
>> triaging bugs and working on patches for the stable-queue branch would
>> prefer to have more interim releases (especially in the current case
>> where 0.9.22 has been so long in the kitchen due to systemd distractions!).
> At least you speak for me :-) Thanks for bringing it up, I totally agree.


>> I mean if 0.10.x is basically "the official, upstream recommended
>> version of the 0.10 series" then distros can rest easy in updating
>> 0.10.0 to 0.10.1 in a stable distro. This wont always work if the distro
>> is too strict but it's still a generally sensible approach to versioning.
>> So, what do you think?
> Agreed. If master was stabilized and had a new release once a few months
> or so, things would be different, bug given current state of master and
> stable-queue it makes sense to let them have separate number series.

Yeah, I thought of doing but this doesn't really fit in with
the current macros which assume only major, minor and micro.

I think 0.10.0 is fair enough and if the 10 changes to 11 soonish that's
fine too.

I'd say each six months or a year we can have a new minor version bump
(to follow roughtly the distro release cycles).

Seems to make sense to me. Hopefully Lennart will either ACK or suggest
other ways of working.



Colin Guthrie

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