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Re: [Xen-devel] (release) versioning

On Wed, 2015-05-06 at 11:12 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 06.05.15 at 11:02, <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Adding a trailing redundant -rc (with or without the N) might help, and
> > omitting the N (e.g. "5.0.1-rc") would reduce the redundancy to near
> > zero.
> Good suggestion.
> > Was 5.0-rcN leading to a 5.0 release considered and ruled out?
> It wasn't mentioned in the discussion I think, but ...
> > I suppose
> > it looses the benefit of the numeric portion sorting properly.
> ... based on this I had rules it out before that (and hence didn't
> even bring it up as a possibility). And using 5.0-rcN to lead to a
> 5.1.0 release would become odd/misleading the latest for
> subsequent stable release RCs.

Right, I had meant 5.0-rc leading to a 5.0(.0) release.

(Anyway I'm ok with "5.0.1-rc", so it doesn't matter)

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