[lsb-discuss] switching numbering for data-based LSB snapshots

Robert Schweikert rjschwei at suse.com
Mon Jul 2 15:40:01 UTC 2012

On 06/30/2012 04:03 PM, Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> LSB development "snapshot" builds are numbered using
> {baseversion}-{datecode}.  There's been a little irritation for a
> long while that if you're running with these, then a released
> version of the same {baseversion} compares less, and so won't
> be presented as a candidate for installation.
> Recently it was requested to make a tweak to this, which
> is documented in bug 3599.

Why do we not just add a third digit to the release?


every time we release x just increases, when either the primary or 
secondary number increase x resets to 0.

Sorry if this was already suggested in the bug and discarded, I didn't 
read the details.


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