Extragear tarball 4.0.3

Bo Ørsted Andresen bo.andresen at zlin.dk
Tue Apr 8 07:24:18 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 08 April 2008 07:05:19 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > > > In the future can you please make sure all tarballs that have been
> > > > modified get a version bump?
> > >
> > > I've had a similar request from the kubuntu-team. I don't know what
> > > to answer though. A couple months back we decided that it's the apps
> > > responsibility to bump the version numbers, but that is not
> > > happening though.
> >
> > The version number needs to change, that's a basic part of release
> > management.  If it's not done by the app author it should be done by
> > the release manager or just not released at all.
> stating the obvious here: not every app released as part of extragear along
> with KDE will be a new version of said application.

So why re-release them at all? Or why modify the tarballs? Some of the 
packages only differed by a different creation date in the *.mo files in the 
tarball - I assume this change is caused by the release script? All we wish 
to avoid is having several, tarballs with the exact same name but different 

Bo Andresen
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