Extragear tarball 4.0.3
tomalbers at kde.nl
Wed Apr 9 14:33:33 CEST 2008
At Tuesday 08 April 2008 07:24, you wrote:
> 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?
So you get updated translations.
> 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?
There shoul not be any mo files in the tarball. The po files are converted to mo at compile time.
> All we wish
> to avoid is having several, tarballs with the exact same name but different
Sure, but I don't see a solution.
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