CVS versions of gdb have same number as stable version.

Andrew Cagney ac131313@cygnus.com
Tue Jun 12 14:14:00 GMT 2001


I _think_ this problem is now fixed.

	Andrew

> Okay, I'm looking at a PR (gdb/7), and the user has pasted in their
> gdb startup message:
> 
>   GNU gdb 5.0
>   Copyright 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
>   GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are
>   welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain conditions.
>   Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
>   There is absolutely no warranty for GDB. Type "show warranty" for details.
>   This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-linux-gnu"...
> 
> Quick, which version of gdb is this?
> 
> It might be gdb 5.0.  Or it might be any CVS version of gdb made between
> the release of gdb 5.0 and 2001-01-24 (when the copyright date changed
> to 2001).
> 
> This bothers me.  I've filed a PR about it.
> 
> Can we please use something other than "5.0" for CVS gdb, such as
> "5.1-experimental-$(DATE)", or even just "5.1-experimental"?
> 
> Michael
> 
> 




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