[Bioc-devel] Proposed version bump plan for 1.7 release
Colin A. Smith
colin at colinsmith.org
Mon Sep 26 20:57:37 CEST 2005
On Sep 26, 2005, at 11:23 , Seth Falcon wrote:
> 0. All packages have an x.y.z version number
> 1. All packages in the 1.7 release will be bumped to x.(y+1).0. This
> will communicate to users that the package is part of the release
> and has been verified to work with R 2.2.0.
> 2. Once the release branch has been made, all packages will be bumped
> to x.(y+2).0 to indicate the beginning of the BioC 1.8 devel line.
I have two suggestions for the currently proposed bike shed:
#1) Add the additional condition that y is odd, resulting in even-
numbered releases and odd-numbered development branches, similar to
#2) At the time of the next release, if the devel version number is
still x.(y+2).0, indicating there were no changes to the package
between releases, then the version included in the next release is
kept at x.(y+1).0. Otherwise, it might give a false sense of progress
where there was none.
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