[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [virt-tools-list] VirtViewer version scheme and Windows ProductVersion



On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 03:06:47AM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> Hi
> 
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 8:35 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I would like to know what is the purpose of the leading 0.
> >
> > It is simply part of the version number,  (major, minor, micro).
> > That it is zero simply means I've not considered us to be at
> > version 1.0.0 yet. It doesn't indicate that the leading 0 is
> > unused.
> 
> What would you consider to be 1.0.0 ?

Originally I had planned to declare it 1.0.0 when I had refactored it
to provide a library API for embedding. That's unlikely to be any time
soon though, so it is possible we should just declare our next release
which includes non-trivial new features to be 1.0.0

> Why not just 1.0?

Because I prefer 3 digit version numbers.

> >> We could use a different package name and version scheme, but then we
> >> probably want to use different path etc. That will make it harder to
> >> switch between one and the other I suppose.
> >
> > Well I'd really recommend that as a community project, ovirt shouldn't
> > build custom installers, instead use the official one we provide. I
> > understand if RHEV wants to build an installer, as part of its product,
> > but then I don't see that a productized installer is something we need
> > to care about as upstream from the POV of upgrade paths, and I'd really
> > expect them to use a different name too "rhev-virt-viewer" or something
> > to indicate that its a productized branch.
> 
> 
> Well, upstream would have the same issue if it would have a "stable"
> release of some sort.
> 
> I tend to favour being as closed to upstream as possible, instead of
> having our own product in RHEVM (more work, more complexity). But
> perhaps, it's the way to go.


Daniel
-- 
|: http://berrange.com      -o-    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dberrange/ :|
|: http://libvirt.org              -o-             http://virt-manager.org :|
|: http://autobuild.org       -o-         http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/ :|
|: http://entangle-photo.org       -o-       http://live.gnome.org/gtk-vnc :|


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]