[Bioc-devel] package version numbering

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Mon Oct 6 20:41:59 CEST 2008

On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 2:04 PM, mattia pelizzola
<mattia.pelizzola at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I did not pay sufficient attention to version numbering till now, and
> I have a newly submitted package with version 1.0.3 in the devel
> branch.
> I just realized that this is not really correct. Also, I'm updating it
> and I have to decide the new version number.
> I wonder if and how I could fix this number at this point.
> On one hand I should have had something like 0.99.3 at this point, but
> it does not sound good to me to go from 1.0.3 to 0.99.4 ...
> On the other hand I could go to from 1.0.3 to 1.1.0 (that is going to
> be 1.2.0 in the release) but still I'm not sure a newly release
> package can appear with 1.2.0 in the release branch ..

Hi, Mattia.  The numbering (except for the second value, which needs
to be odd in development) is arbitrary.  I would go with 1.1.0.


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