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Re: [libvirt] ANNOUNCE: Stable release libvirt-0.9.11.2



On 04/30/2012 12:43 PM, Jason Helfman wrote:
>>>
>>> Is there any particular reason that the project is using the same naming
>>> convention for stable releases? It appears to be a minor revision update
>>> from the standard release cycle. From an outsiders prospective, I don't
>>> know how anyone would think that 0.9.11.2 is not a standard update from
>>> 0.9.11, as there is no distinction in either the name from the
>>> distributed
>>> file, or documentation (unless I missed it denoted specifically on
>>> libvirt.org).
>>>
>>> Would there be any objection to using a distribution file name
>>> libvirt-stable-0.9.11.2.tar.gz ?
>>>
>>> To me, it is confusing, but that is just my opinion.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Jason
>>>
>>
>> Don't change the tarball name like that. That would just plain suck
>> and be different than how 99% of projects out there do things.
>>
> 
> Ok, but having the same download path is just as confusing, as it looks
> like
> an update to 0.9.11, when it is a different release.

But for all intents and purposes, it IS an update to 0.9.11 - it is
0.9.11 plus backported patches that you would otherwise get in 0.9.12,
but where 0.9.12 adds features.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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