Upgrading Minor versions
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 12:20:04 IST 2007
On 03/08/07, Julian Field <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> Res wrote:
> > 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
> >> it.
> > 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
> you're installing.
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