Heads up on CVS version numbers (bug #2854)

Vladimir Dergachev volodya at mindspring.com
Sat Apr 2 12:49:21 PST 2005

On Fri, 1 Apr 2005, Adam Jackson wrote:

> Currently CVS checkouts report themselves as  This is clearly wrong,
> because it implies that it's a pre-6.8.2 version.  It needs to be bumped to
> 6.8.99.x to indicate that it's approaching 6.9.

My fault - I changed the number so it does not report as, back 
when 6.8.1 was the only version.

> I'd like to suggest automatically tagging CVS every two weeks or so with
> incremental version numbers, and also generating snapshot tarballs based on
> these tags.  I'd be happy to set up a cron job to do this automatically if
> people think it's a good idea.
> I'll tag CVS as this weekend.

Great !

                          Vladimir Dergachev

> - ajax

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