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From Alex Boisvert <boisv...@intalio.com>
Subject Re: No beta or RC?
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2009 00:16:12 GMT
Ugh?   If beta is not a release but a pre-release, how do you pre-release a
beta?


On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Alex Boisvert <boisvert@intalio.com>
> wrote:
>
> > The Maven conventions don't restrict the version to only numbers, so
> yeah,
> > buildr should only strip a "-SNAPSHOT" suffix.
>
>
> Actually it does: releases must end with numbers, pre-releases (rc, beta,
> etc) with alphanumerics, and therefore 0 by virtue of being a release is
> higher than beta2.  OSGi uses alphanumerics on the fourth part, other
> package managers have their own conventions.  Buildr doesn't follow
> anything
> more complicated than numerical.
>
> Assaf
>
>
>
> >
> >
> > alex
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Matthieu Riou <matthieu@offthelip.org
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > The logic in release strips out any letter that comes after the last
> ('.'
> > +
> > > digit) in a project release number. So something like 1.2-beta will
> > > actually
> > > be released as 1.2. Sounds to me like a bug but I just wanted to check
> > > before that it wasn't by design, an adoption of the 'no letter in
> > releases'
> > > RubyGem doctrine.
> > >
> > > Given that the actual goal is only to strip an ending "-SNAPSHOT", the
> > fix
> > > is pretty straightforward.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Matthieu
> > >
> >
>

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