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



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On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:56:05PM -0600, Eric Blake thus spake:
>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.
>

Ok, I see. I was under the impression that these release were going to
follow a release cycle of RedHat, and therefore wouldn't be changing that
much, or get too many updates.

- -jgh

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Jason Helfman
System Administrator
experts-exchange.com
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