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RE: Policy on Maintenance Releases; Perl 5.12.x maint plan

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Paul Marquess
April 9, 2010 11:11
RE: Policy on Maintenance Releases; Perl 5.12.x maint plan
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From: Jesse Vincent []
> > ...
> > >
> > >   * Updates to dual-life modules should consist of minimal patches
> to
> > >     fix crashing or security issues (as above).
> >
> > Any thoughts on what we do for the version numbers of updated dual-
> life
> > modules, if, say, you want to only take part of a fix that was
> applied to
> > the CPAN copy of the module? Or to apply a fix that hasn't made it to
> > yet?
> To date, we've been bumping version numbers to devel version numbers as
> minimally above the released version # as possible. Of course, for
> non-code changes (docs or tests), we don't always even do _that_.

The only possible problem with using devel numbers is making sure they don't
clash with a CPAN devel version.

In practice I don't imagine it will be an issue, but it is something to look
out for.


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