[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] What version comes after 3.9? (Was: [3.9 Release] Release plan and call for testers)

Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jun 27 15:38:18 PDT 2016

On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:29 PM, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> wrote:
> On Jun 27, 2016, at 8:26 AM, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> That's what concerns me about going to the scheme Richard and Rafael
>> suggested, of bumping the major version each time: we'd release 4.0,
>> and would Tom's dot-release then be 4.1? That would be confusing to
>> those who are used to our current scheme. Chris suggested going
>> straight to 40 to avoid this, but that also seems a bit extreme.
> Extreme how?  What do you mean by “extreme"?

Sorry, that might have been a poor choice of wording.

I just meant that change seems to have a much greater magnitude than
the other proposals. I realize that's sort of the point, to make the
change clear to users, but instinctively it feels wrong -- like
cheating by skipping 36 versions :-)


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