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Re: [alpine-devel] Version numbers for daily build packages

From: William Pitcock <nenolod_at_dereferenced.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:27:52 -0600

Hello,

On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 11:10 AM, Rainer Gerhards
<rgerhards_at_hq.adiscon.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> we (the rsyslog project) would like to build daily packages for
> Alpine. I have checked APK sources, but still am a bit puzzled on how
> we should name these versions. The idea is that a stable version
> should always update over an equal-target-version daily build, but new
> daily builds should automatically be updated.
>
> Ex: currently 8.32.0 is our stable version, 8.33.0 is being worked on.
> So far I found that we could use this scheme:
>
> 8.32.0 -> current stable
> 8.33g<date>, e.g. 8.33d20180128 -> daily builds
> 8.33.0 -> next release
>
> apk --test tells me
> 8.32.0 < 8.33d2018... < 8.33.0
>
> ... but I wonder if there is a better/more standard way in Alpine of doing this.

The standard way would be to have 8.33_pre20180128 as the version.

William


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