Upgrading Minor versions
res at ausics.net
Fri Aug 3 11:29:29 IST 2007
On Fri, 3 Aug 2007, Glenn Steen wrote:
> That scheme was dreamed up in the linux kernel dev... and (perhaps...
> It was not always so:-) suits them very well. And it has spilled over
> on a lot of projects. But it is hardly the one true unified version
spilled over to just about 90% of the software around :)
> And it's not sure to cure anything like this, where _packaging
it would, as it would install to /opt as 4.63.b2 etc and not over write
the existing 4.63 directory.
> will just have to think of some more or less clever way of handling
and until such time, its probably going to be recommended those using
tarball don't bother with such upgrades.
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