Subject: Re: Why commands in the source tree don't have version?
To: Jarom r <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/13/2001 10:48:35
> We have very explicit versioning for each system command
> and library:
> 0.9, 1.0, 1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.4, 1.4.1, 1.4.2,
> 1.4.3, 1.4.4, 1.5, soon 1.5.1 and 1.6. It's called release number.
For what I hope would be obvious reasons this is not sufficient in the
presence of interim patches (such as the ones included in/referenced
by security advisories).
We can do better.