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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Please use version numbers!

From: Kristopher John Gamrat <chaotickjg@...>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:00:37 -0500
On Monday 20 February 2012 08:07:14 am leee wrote:
> On Sunday 19 February 2012 17:22:17 Kristopher John Gamrat wrote:
> [snip...]
> > why not just replace "squeeze -> stable" with "6.0
> The current version number for Squeeze is 6.0.4.  The version number has been 
> bumped because fixes have been applied to the base release of 6.0 since it 
> was released.  When it's considered that enough fixes, or significant fixes 
> have been applied to the base version to make it substantially different to 
> the base release 6.0 it'll get bumped up to 6.1.  The number of versions of a 
> release can't be predicted because the number of bugs and therefore the 
> corresponding number of fixes can't be predicted.

I still count 6.0.4 as being 6.0 because it's a direct update to 6.0. However, seeing as to how we don't yet know if Wheezy will be 6.1 (looking at the release history of Debian, that has happened), it's too early to say if the symlink should be "6.0 -> stable" or just "6 -> stable".

Kris Gamrat
Ark Linux webmaster