Upgrading Minor versions
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Fri Aug 3 11:42:43 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.
I don't need to completely rewrite my version numbering scheme or
anything crazy like that. All I need is to add 4 characters to
Please try the attached patch. You will discover it adds the build
number in the directory it creates for the new version of MailScanner
Julian Field MEng CITP
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