[Fedora-packaging] Using of date in snapshot versions

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Thu Apr 12 21:38:58 UTC 2007

>>>>> "TM" == Till Maas <opensource at till.name> writes:

TM> For this reason I suggest to change the guideline, so that it
TM> suggests better identification strings for a snapshot, when it is
TM> avaiable, e.g.

TM> 123svn

TM> for a snapshot of an svn repository at revision 123.

The date must still be in there.  Some packages have used a format
like 20070412svn1234, which is acceptable although not strictly listed
in the naming guidelines as one of the possibilities.  (Which is
something that probably should be in the guidelines.)

 - J<

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