[Release-testers] [llvm-dev] [Openmp-dev] [4.0 Release] Schedule and call for testers
Khem Raj via Release-testers
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Mon Dec 5 12:01:57 PST 2016
> On Dec 5, 2016, at 11:56 AM, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org> wrote:
>> On 5 December 2016 at 18:56, Hans Wennborg via Release-testers
>> <release-testers at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>>> The idea is that Tom's stable releases will keep incrementing the
>>> "patch" part of the version numbers, just as today, so they would be
>>> 4.0.1, 4.0.2, etc.
>> Hum, this looks weird. I was under the impression that we'd do 4.1, 4.2 instead.
> I'd like to avoid 4.1 because of the potential for confusion about
> whether it's a major release (as it would have been under the old
> scheme) or a patch release.
>> Otherwise, it'll be:
>> * 3.9.0
>> * 3.9.1
>> * 4.0.0
>> * 4.0.1
>> * 5.0.0
>> * 5.0.1
>> With a totally redundant zero in the middle.
> Yes, it has a redundant zero in the middle, but I don't think that's a
> terrible thing, and it's very clear what the version number means.
> The alternative would be:
> 4.1.0 <-- Can't tell from the version number what kind of release this is.
Just keep two digits. X.Y and drop .Z completely.
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