Andrew Edwards, el 21 de January a las 20:06 me escribiste:
> On 1/21/14, 6:02 PM, Jordi Sayol wrote:
> >El 21/01/14 23:29, Brad Anderson ha escrit:
> >> #.###.~b# ==> 2.065.b1 // beta
> >> #.###.~rc# ==> 2.065.rc1 // release candidate
> >> #.###.0 ==> 2.065.0 // initial release
> >> #.###.# ==> 2.065.1 // hotfix
> >On Debian, "2.065.rc1" is bigger than "2.065.0", so if
> >"dmd_2.065.rc1-0_amd64.deb" is installed and you try to upgrade to
> >"dmd_2.065.0-0_amd64.deb", system will answer something like "You have
> >installed a newer version".
> >No problem if these deb packages are for internal use and test, but not for
> >a public download.
> >$ dpkg --compare-versions "2.065.0" gt "2.065.rc1" && echo "Bigger" || echo
> >"Not bigger"
> Apparently the same problem exists on FreeBSD. The first solution
> that comes to mind is to prefix the qualifiers for betas and release
> candidates with a tilde. As such:
> This solution works on both Ubuntu and FreeBSD but I'm not sure it
> is the right one. Suggestions are welcomed.
There is a fairly popular de-facto standard for versioning: semver. Yes,
it is incompatible with Debian (and I guess FreeBSD) but you can make
it compatible by just changing one character ("-" -> "~").
Since apparently a version naming scheme is needed, does anyone have
a good reason NOT to use a standard that's easily adaptable to several
Leandro Lucarella (AKA luca) http://llucax.com.ar/