Release Script

Heinz Wiesinger HMWiesinger at
Fri Jul 6 08:12:52 UTC 2012

On Tuesday 03 July 2012 19:25:13 Michael Jansen wrote:
> > I do not disagree here, BUT have in mind that since we have private
> > packages (used/tested by distro packagers before the release actually
> > happens) so YOU is a broad term including the packagers.
> > 
> > > For KDE would say someone else should decide. We could make a release
> > > if we have to repackage stuff. But the packagers distros should
> > > give input here. I think they should say what is the easiest for them to
> > > handle.
> > 
> > I'm sure having a micro release is going to break their scripts that just
> > expect 3 numbers.
> I really would like to have some input of real packagers here. I am inclined
> to say if noone speaks up now they have to live with whatever we come up
> afterwards. I am not caring for people who only complain after stuff is
> done when they kept silent while it was discussed and designed.
> INPUT guys. NOW.

The format of the version numbering scheme does not affect slackware packaging.
A slightly bigger impact would be to have different version numbers of the 
individual components.

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