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From Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hat...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Bumping the fourth digit
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:54:58 GMT
Kathey Marsden <kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net> writes:

> Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
>> Maybe we can simply follow a policy that whenever someone needs it,
>> the fourth digit can be bumped?
>> Like, a request to derby-dev, so the JIRA administrators can add a
>> version? The person requesting the bump should ensure JIRA's affected
>> have the correct version #.
>> This would make fourth digit a kind of informal patch level, but we'd
>> not necessarily save the builds.
>> Opinions?
> I think that sounds ok.  I agree the Jira fix version should match
> sysinfo, so whoever is making the unofficial patch level should bump
> the version immediately after making the jars they plan to hand out in
> preparation for the next round.

Sounds good to me too. For a new release on the branch we bump the third
digit and reset the fourth digit, so bumping the fourth digit more
frequently than we currently do shouldn't have any impact on the version
number for any upcoming (official) release.

Knut Anders

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