[systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] systemd v41

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at medozas.de
Sat Feb 18 11:01:49 PST 2012

On Saturday 2012-02-18 19:55, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> [example]
>> tag v3.12
>> --- a/configure.ac
>> +++ b/configure.ac
>> @@ -1,3 +1,3 @@
>> -AC_INIT([libHX], [3.11])
>> +AC_INIT([libHX], [3.12])
>Just for my €0.02... I don't like this approach. It makes pushing
>snapshot tarballs more confusing at the distro level. If you push a
>snapshot, you obviously go for the next version number if the software
>is presenting itself as the older version then this can lead to
>confusion (and incorrect libification etc.).
>IMO, the first commit after a tag should be the bump.

If there is a Requires:/BuildRequires: foo >= 42 in bar, a foo-42
that is not really a 42, but a 41. So your suggestion is not optimal

It seems like one needs both a bump after a release (41 -> 41.001 or
something), and immediately before (41.001 -> 42).

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