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From "Aidan Skinner" <ai...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Naming and version numbering (was Re: Problem with your latest commit)
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2008 15:35:53 GMT
On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 4:32 PM, Alan Conway <aconway@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 10:32 +0100, Aidan Skinner wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 8:22 PM, Alan Conway <aconway@redhat.com> wrote:
>> > I haven't made the change in case it needs discussion - we can probably
>> > find some combo of characters that works if we absolutely must (maybe
>> > 0.3.incubatorM3 would work...) but I don't feel like farting around
>> > testing all the things that might break if we can just use a normal,
>> > sane numeric major.minor version like most of the software universe.
>> There's a legal reason for using incubating in the artifcat name[1],
>> so the tarfile will still have that in there, the spec itself should
>> be ok as 0.3 though. On graduation we'd need to change our names to
>> apache-qpid instead of qpid-
> I think the right way to fix this is to change PACKAGE in configure.ac
> to qpid-incubating (or even apache-qpid-incubating) That will set the
> tarball name and won't break anything (that I can think of) except maybe
> downstream scripts that refer to the tarball by name (and they'll break
> anyway with the version change.)

Excuse my autoconf ignorance here, what does PACKAGE do? I can't find
it in configure.ac just now. Does it only affect the tarballs?

- Aidan
Apache Qpid - World Domination through Advanced Message Queueing
"Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time." - Theodore Roosevelt

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