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Re: Safety first: previewing with a 1.0.0-beta1

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2004-02-18 00:55:51 CET

From: kfogel@collab.net
> "Jostein Chr. Andersen" <jostein@josander.net> writes:
> > Will this in subversion/include/svn_version.h make it:
> > #define SVN_VER_MICRO 0 (beta1)
> > or:
> > #define SVN_VER_MICRO 0b1
> >
> > wich should give: svn, version 1.0.0b1
> We want "beta1" as the string, to match the tarball's suffix (this is
> what we standardized on and put in HACKING.)

Yes, definitely. I've seen this happen with my own packages
where I released a version 0.27b1, 0.27b2 and finally 0.27 and
I saw people downlaod 0.27b2 instead of 0.27 all the time.
Having just a bNumber doesn't work too well, as people don't
know what the b means.


Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
Plots of your system's performance - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/
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