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From Jun Rao <...@confluent.io>
Subject Re: Version numbers
Date Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:54:52 GMT
The 0.8.2 branch is our release branch. We won't update any existing
released version and instead, will use a new version for every release. So
0.8.2-beta will be changed to 0.8.2.-beta-2 and eventually just 0.8.2.



On Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 5:12 PM, Shannon Lloyd <shanloid@gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there a reason why the 0.8.2 branch (which I assume is essentially a
> release branch for the pending 0.8.2 release) has the version number
> statically set to 0.8.2-beta rather than a -SNAPSHOT version (e.g.
> 0.8.2-SNAPSHOT or similar)? 0.8.2-beta should technically refer to the
> released beta, yes? Or are you using -beta here to effectively mean
> -SNAPSHOT and reserve the right to update the 0.8.2-beta tgz on the
> website? (Do you in fact update the version on the website?) The main
> problems with this are that tools like Maven/Gradle consider versions like
> 0.8.2-beta to be immutable, so it's a PITA to get them to update in your
> IDE etc. And it just feels wrong having non-SNAPSHOT versions getting
> clobbered in my local m2 and Gradle caches.
> Cheers,
> Shannon

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