[Bioc-devel] experiment data package versioning
dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Thu Oct 30 18:45:40 CET 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Henrik Bengtsson" <hb at biostat.ucsf.edu>
> To: "Laurent Gatto" <lg390 at cam.ac.uk>
> Cc: bioc-devel at r-project.org
> Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:43:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] experiment data package versioning
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Laurent Gatto <lg390 at cam.ac.uk>
> > Dear all,
> > I was under the (wrong) impression that experiment data packages
> > would
> > be following the same versioning convention as software with
> > even/odd
> > for release/devel branches.
> > Would this be something that others would find useful?
> Bumping versions of data packages would results in very large amounts
> of download at every Bioc release, even if there's no actual update
> the data packages. I'd vote "not a good idea" on this one.
Well, we do bump the experiment packages at release time. Just not the middle (y) segment of the x.y.z version number. We bump z twice, first before creating the release branch, secondly in trunk after the branch is created.
> > Best wishes,
> > Laurent
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