[1.5] v. [1.7] unison: version clash?

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat May 2 00:41:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 09:44:27PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 03:09:04PM -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>>>> I know they are downloaded from different directories release/ and release-2/ and installed into different versions of Cygwin [1.5] and [1.7] but up to now different package versions have always had different version numbers.
>>>> With the most recent update of unison this convention has been broken:
>>>> If the "convention" identified above is real and intended (which I hope it is) please could the version numbering for this latest installation of unison be corrected to adhere to it?
>>> Fergus, you're right.  Sorry, I forgot about that.  Friggin PITA, packaging
>>> for 1.5 and 1.7...
>> Doh.  I forgot too.  I should have noticed this when I uploaded.
>I must be feeling a little "special" today.  Why should there be any
>relationship between 1.5 package numbers and 1.7 package numbers?

I think we decided in cygwin-apps that cygwin packages should be
numbered differently between 1.5 and 1.7 just for clarity since the
namespace isn't reflected in the package name.


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