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Re: Versioning unversioned packages

* On 2016-06-10 at 14:20 BST, Gavan Fantom wrote:

> On 10/06/2016 13:18, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > Lately I've been mostly using a mixture of these two:
> > pkgname-0.0.20160610
> Ooh, that's cunning. I like that.
> > Usually upstreams release version numbers >=0.1 which should then be
> > newer than the pkgsrc version and fine.
> I've seen plenty of things on github with versions like 0.0.1. Perhaps we
> need an extra 0. in there to be future-proof.

I've seen simply "0" used with PKGREVISION bumps to handle changes,
which is less useful for a user who has to now look at the package
history to see what they're really running, but accommodates any
upstream initiative to start versioning.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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