On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Greg Von Kuster <g...@bx.psu.edu> wrote:
> On Sep 20, 2012, at 9:43 AM, Peter Cock wrote:
>> OK. What would happen if I did the rename and increased
>> the version number in one step (which seems the most
>> common situation)?
> Assuming you want to increase the version number of the tool,
> this is fine.  However, the version number should be changed
> only if the tool's behavior has changed such that different results
> are produced (from the previous version) if the same analysis
> is executed.  Just changing the name of the tool config should
> not result in a new version of the tool.
> This is important because changing the version of the tool will
> result in a new installable changeset revision being set, which
> means that if someone installed the previous installable
> changeset revision (that included the old version of the tool),
> they will need to install the new revision rather than bein able
> to just get updates to the one previously installed.  This
> behavior ensures that each version of a tool can be installed,
> ensuring reproducibility over time.

I think I followed that - thanks for the clarification.

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