[OpenAFS] Re: buildbot and packages

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:20:18 -0700

Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> writes:

> I don't think you can make that say something based on 1.6.1, since the
> head of the 1.6.x branch right now is a different branch than 1.6.1. I
> mean, if git-version said something like "this is 1.6.1 plus N patches",
> that would be incorrect. Since, the head of 1.6.x is actually currently
> "1.6.1pre2 plus N patches" (specifically 163, apparently), which is what
> that says.

The problem is that most obvious ways of transforming that version number
into a version number for packaging will result in a version number that
sorts before 1.6.1, despite the fact that the code is after 1.6.1

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>