[alsa-devel] alsa-lib 1.0.21a release

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Sep 22 15:49:09 CEST 2009

At Mon, 21 Sep 2009 13:18:57 +0200 (CEST),
Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> 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.

Heh, I might be the first bad guy who introduced an alphabetic suffix
at the time of ALSA 0.5.x :)

I agree, however, that a digit version number would work better
for many packagers.


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