[arch-projects] Patch for version strings

Paul Mattal paul at mattal.com
Tue Oct 2 07:38:00 EDT 2007

tardo wrote:
> I'm not against either idea, but if a user checks out a copy of AUR and 
> modifies then uses it, it should be his responsibility to change (or 
> remove) the version number. Adding a version.inc still requires the user 
> to modify it himself, and config.inc is ignored by git anyway, so it 
> shouldn't affect the development process (i.e. only Paul should have to 
> worry about changing the version number on the real AUR site).
> Either way, if you come to a consensus, a patch is easy to write for either.

I've taken tardo's patch and then modified it to include a version.inc
from aur.inc.


I think this addresses everyone's concerns, but is perhaps the least
elegant solution! But it does work.

This needn't be the end of this issue, but I didn't want bikeshed
painting to stall this release. If we come up with something better, we
can do it for next version.

- P

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