[macros PATCH] Handle patch level version checking (x.y.z) in XORG_MACROS_VERSION

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 13:28:38 PST 2009

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Alan Coopersmith
<Alan.Coopersmith at sun.com> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
>> Just checking the major and minor version of xorg-macros is not enough
>> granularity. Awk is used to split out the first three sections of the
>> version number. If the field is not available, 0 is substituted.
> When I wrote it, the intent was that the minor version would be bumped on adding
> new macros, and micro versions would reflect bug fixes, so most packages
> wouldn't care about the micro versions.   I assume you want the micro version
> to force using versions with bug fixes like those in 1.2.1, right?

I imagined that was the reason. 1.2.1 has a fix for distcheck when


I guess I don't really mind if this isn't applied, but it essentially
means that patchlevel releases for macros shouldn't be made.


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