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Re: (FWD) [PATCH] bump bfd version post 2.12 branching
> Hi Phil,
>> Minor version number. Traditionally, the CVS trunk would get the
>> version number 2.12.90 after release 2.12 is branched; you'd then
>> increase it through 2.12.91, 2.12.92 and so on as you made test
>> releases. Then eventually it would be time for the next release, so
>> you'd set the version number to 2.13.0 on the newly-created branch and
>> 2.13.90 on the trunk. And so on.
It predates CVS :-)
>> David's patch looks OK to me.
> I agree _ I was just curious as to where the '90' series of numbers
> had come from.
> Anyway - David - I have now applied your patch. Sorry for the slow
See the thread (note that what I proposed is different to what the GDB
group agreed to :-):
The GDB group no longer include version numbers in the trunk, instead
the it only contains a date stamp. The branch follows the x.x.90
convention (but appends a date stamp for good measure).