[libvirt] Re: [Qemu-devel] Changing the QEMU svn VERSION string

Anthony Liguori anthony at codemonkey.ws
Wed Apr 8 13:13:16 UTC 2009

Paul Brook wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 April 2009, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 08:52:46AM -0500, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>>> I think that's going to lead to even more confusion.  While I'm inclined
>>> to not greatly mind 0.10.99 for the development tree, when we do release
>>> candidates for the next release, it's going to be 0.11.0-rc1.  I don't
>>> expect RPMs to ever be created from non-release versions of QEMU provided
>>> we stick to our plan of frequent releases.
>> FWIW, GDB uses 6.8.50 (devel branch), 6.8.90 (release branch), 6.8.91
>> (rc1).  That's worked out well for us.
> I like this one.

So do I.


Anthony Liguori

> I'm extremely sceptical of anything that claims to need a fine grained version 
> number. In practice version numbers for open source projects are fairly 
> arbitrary and meaningless because almost everyone has their own set of 
> patches and backported fixes anyway.
> Paul
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