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Re: Warren's Package Naming Proposal - Revision 2



On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Pozsar Balazs wrote:

>> It's possible that one project does it like above, and another
>> does it like:
>>
>> 	   Release: 2.8
>> 	Prerelease: 2.8pre1   (Prerelease of version 2.9)
>
>Could you give me an example of this? (Imho this scheme is
>braindamaged...) I've never seen any projects with this versioning.

The Linux kernel.  kernel-2.6.0testN

There are tonnes of projects that do this however, so I'm kindof 
surprised if you've never seen any.  Do you use the GNU hurd 
kernel perhaps?  ;o)



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