[maemo-community] ANNOUNCE: Maemo 5 gets community OS updates

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Sat Jan 29 23:33:58 EET 2011
On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 17:40, Thomas Perl <th.perl at gmail.com> wrote:
> About versioning of Community SSU updates: Can we have some
> agreed-upon naming scheme for Community SSU versions? For example, the
> new vte package in the Community SSUs has "1:0.16.14-0mh9.m6" as
> version (up from 1:0.16.14-0mh9.m5). Wouldn't it be better  to name
> such packages "1:0.16.14-0mh9.m5+cssu0" or something (so that we can
> see on which "official" package the community SSU package is based?
> Yes, this makes the package versions extremely long and messy (even
> more than most of them already are), but it is easier from a
> configuration management point of view. (the "m5" actually means Maemo
> 5 AFAICT).

Excellent idea (and yes, AFAIK, the "m5" means "Maemo 5"; but Nokia's
choice of versioning strategy seemed to be entirely in the remit of
each individual maintainer).

Could you raise a "consistent version modification" bug, please?

    https://bugs.maemo.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Maemo 5 Community SSU



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