On Saturday, 3 June 2017 at 18:08:40 UTC, Joseph Rushton Wakeling
On Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 21:04:00 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote:
This point release fixes a few issues over 2.074.0, see the
changelog for more details.
I'm afraid that the release has another fault: the VERSION file
still gives 2.074.0. This means that unless it is edited
during the build process, the compiler will report the wrong
version number when `dmd --version` is invoked.
All those VERSION files are a mess, in particular the dmd VERSION
file currently gets updated at a different point than the
dlang.org VERSION files.
I'd like to get rid of them all and exclusively use git tags, but
there are too many other use cases.
Updated the release script to update the dmd VERSION file after a
Guess it would help a bit if we bumped the dmd development
version WITH the release instead of AFTER the release. Would also
match what git describe does, which might be the saner version
Should we try to change that for 2.075.0?