[ntp:hackers] ntp release numbers
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Mon Oct 10 02:08:28 PDT 2005
At 3:32 AM +0000 2005-10-10, Harlan Stenn wrote:
> I am wondering if I should change the numbering of the releases so that
> we bump the 3rd number on every published "patch" to ntp-stable.
When are these published patches generated, and under what
circumstances? Does this mean that the third digit would be
incremented with every single change that is recorded in BitKeeper?
> Any thoughts or comments?
Whether or not we like the particular revision numbering scheme
we're currently using, it is reasonably well known. Before we can
seriously propose changing it, I think we need to come up with some
pretty good reasons why we think that change needs to happen.
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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