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

Diego Novillo via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jun 28 14:44:17 PDT 2016

On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 4:38 PM Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

I haven't followed how this worked out for GCC, but I worry that if we
> go from 3.9.0 to 4.0 with the intention of doing 5.0 next, users will
> get confused when we ship 4.1 as a "dot" release instead of a major
> release like we've used to.

GCC does one major release a year.  That release gets a new major number.
Subsequent releases during that year get a minor number (

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