[llvm-branch-commits] [llvm-branch] r296509 - ReleaseNotes: mention the versioning scheme change

Hans Wennborg via llvm-branch-commits llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org
Tue Feb 28 11:32:32 PST 2017

Author: hans
Date: Tue Feb 28 13:32:31 2017
New Revision: 296509

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=296509&view=rev
ReleaseNotes: mention the versioning scheme change


Modified: llvm/branches/release_40/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/llvm/branches/release_40/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst?rev=296509&r1=296508&r2=296509&view=diff
--- llvm/branches/release_40/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst (original)
+++ llvm/branches/release_40/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst Tue Feb 28 13:32:31 2017
@@ -20,6 +20,14 @@ have questions or comments, the `LLVM De
 <http://lists.llvm.org/mailman/listinfo/llvm-dev>`_ is a good place to send
+New Versioning Scheme
+Starting with this release, LLVM is using a
+`new versioning scheme <http://blog.llvm.org/2016/12/llvms-new-versioning-scheme.html>`_,
+increasing the major version number with each major release. Stable updates to
+this release will be versioned 4.0.x, and the next major release, six months
+from now, will be version 5.0.0.
 Non-comprehensive list of changes in this release
 * Minimum compiler version to build has been raised to GCC 4.8 and VS 2015.

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