[alsa-devel] alsa-lib 1.0.21a release
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Sep 22 15:47:25 CEST 2009
At Mon, 21 Sep 2009 13:23:03 +0100,
James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> 2009/9/21 Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>:
> > On Mon, 21 Sep 2009, Tony Vroon wrote:
> >> On Mon, 2009-09-21 at 12:19 +0200, Thierry Vignaud wrote:
> >>> I've complained about this for years...
> >> It wasn't deemed worthy a reply, so apparently nobody cares.
> >> Ah well.
> > I care, but it's sometimes difficult to change old habits ;-( I hope to
> > remember new versioning scheme for a next release. The last ALSA release
> > versions ending with a character are just quick fixes, so just increase
> > the package release version for your distro and add a small patch with
> > changes.
> > Jaroslav
> One could just move to a 4 number scheme with the last number being
> minor fixes. Much like the linux kernel release numbers.
> What would have to change to move from ALSA 1.0.x.x to 1.1.x.x ?
IMO, when some major API additions/changes go in.
> What would have to change to move from ALSA 1.x.x.x to 2.x.x.x
Similarly, when the whole API get changed. But, this would happen
rarely, I guess :)
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