Re: Patch Numbering Sceme [was RE: WinList / Transparent Pixmaps

Ming Lu ming.lu@globalone.net
Thu, 18 Feb 1999 18:16:51 -0600


David:

Where I can get version 1.7.38?

best

_ming

David Mihm wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Benjamin J. Tracy wrote:
> !
> ! Would 1.7.37 patch 5 be equivalent to 1.7.42 which would obviously be the
> ! ultimate answer to all window manager issues, no?
>
>         I'm not sure I understand what you are implying here.
>
>         The patch numbering scheme is to increment the patch and version
> numer by one on each patch.  So a snapshot of say 1.7.37 is released, then
> someone makes a patch to it ... calling it 1.7.37-01.  That version of
> AfterStep (afterstep --version) is now 1.7.38 .
>         While this might not be how the rest of the world does it, or even
> a GoodThing, that's how it is done now.  I hope it's clear.
>
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