[pacman-dev] vercmp discussion
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 05:14:01 EDT 2008
2008/7/17 Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:
> Xavier wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 2:54 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> You do realize you just broke openssh version numbering
>>> Here is my vote for the best order:
>>> 1.0alpha < 1.0beta < 1.0pre < 1.0rc < 1.0 < 1.0a < 1.0b < 1.0c
This is possible only with hardcoding the order, but that's overkill IMO.
>> I think I just restored the old behavior, what we had before is :
>> 1.0a < 1.0alpha < 1.0b < 1.0beta < 1.0c < 1.0pre < 1.0rc < 1.0
The most important point was that 1.0 was > than 1.0anything,
and new behavior changed this (which I didn't like because of unneeded
breakage of packages)
So restoring to the old behavior is good.
> Yeah, poor example... In the v1.2ish era they went 1.2 -> 12.p2 ->
> 1.2p3 but that was a while ago...
> A better example is samba :)
samba used to have options=('force') so restoring to old behavior
[+] for restored old behavior,
[-] for idea of hardcoding the order of version postfixes.
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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