VM version naming (was Re: [Vm-dev] Pi vm builds need a priority checker applet)

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Thu Aug 18 22:59:47 UTC 2016

> On 18-08-2016, at 3:52 PM, Fabio Niephaus <lists at fniephaus.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 1:06 AM tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
> Oh, something I spotted when looking at  https://github.com/OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm/releases#linux as you suggested - the vm version numbering seems to be the old style from when we used the svn source tree. Unless I misunderstood we now use the github date string versioning (my latest vm from this afternoon is 5.0-201608171728 for example).
> Do you mean it's weird that the version number still starts with "5.0-“?

No, it’s the r3732 type numbering that concerns me. When one builds a new vm it will be, for example, 5.0-201608171728 with the date/time making the version data and an svn release number. Because we’re not using svn anymore...

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