[Bioc-devel] experiment data package versioning
dtenenba at fredhutch.org
Thu Oct 30 19:33:02 CET 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hervé Pagès" <hpages at fredhutch.org>
> To: "Laurent Gatto" <lg390 at cam.ac.uk>, bioc-devel at r-project.org
> Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:52:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] experiment data package versioning
> Hi Laurent,
> On 10/30/2014 10:31 AM, Laurent Gatto wrote:
> > 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.
> You're right! This is what we should have done:
> And it seems that we actually did this for the previous BioC release
> (BioC 2.14) back in April.
> > Would this be something that others would find useful?
> Now that we have branches for experiment data packages, I think
> it's more important than before that we follow this even/odd
> versioning convention. That way the maintainers have "room" to
> bump the version of their package in release, i.e. they can bump
> the version of their package in release without the need to re-use
> a version number that is already (or has already been) used by
> the devel version of their package.
> I don't think it's worth fixing in release but we should probably
> bump y in devel.
I have bumped y in devel for the data/experiment packages. My apologies for
not doing this properly at release time. I've taken some steps to help ensure
this doesn't happen again.
Note that we are not bumping these numbers in release, so there are still
packages with odd 'y'. But in the interests of not triggering large downloads for all users and mirrors, we are
The data experiment builds will run again on Saturday after which the repository should reflect
the bumping I just did in svn.
> > Best wishes,
> > Laurent
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