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From:
Jesse Vincent
Date:
August 4, 2009 03:29
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] bump-perl-version false positives
Message ID:
20090804102934.GB8629@17h-2.local



On Tue  4.Aug'09 at 11:30:48 +0200, demerphq wrote:
> >> Those excluded files are intended to be only ones we're pretty certain will
> >> never need to be edited; these two files may well contain lines that need
> >> changing for each release. In particular, README.vms has, in maint,
> >
> > I'm quite interested in making these transforms foolproof and
> > fully automatable in the future.  I've been wondering about
> > replacing the explicit version numbers in non-code files with
> > placeholders in git.  There are a bunch of issues there and I'm not
> > about to jump in and touch them without discussion.
> 
> We should derive the version info from the most recent tag.


Deriving the version info and updating the numbers in various files are
seperate problems. Both need to get sorted out.

> Of course this also means we have to deal with our version schizophrenia.
> 
> Is  Perl 5.10.1-RC1 a Perl 5.10.1 or is it a Perl 5.10.0?

And this is a third issue. ;) 

-jesse

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