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From Simone Gianni <simo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Reduce the references to SNAPSHOTs
Date Fri, 11 Apr 2008 14:05:19 GMT
Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
>
> For all artifacts we have version consisting of three numbers that I
> interpret as:
>
>   major.minor.patch
>
> Where patch releases should contain only bug-fixes and small changes
> (*no* new futures) so it's both back- and forth-compatible and you are
> free to switch to any of x.y.z version where x and y are constants.
>
> For such releases I would like other artifacts to update their
> dependencies ASAP.
>
> Your example about API change is about increasing minor part and your
> arguments are fine, IMHO.
>
Isn't Maven supposed to support this automatically? If I write a
dependency with a version [1.2.0,1.3.0) shouldn't maven search for the
best version of the 1.2.0 (for example 1.2.5) series but not the 1.3.0
series? Am I missing something? (which is absolutely possible)


Simone

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