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Re: Strange program version numbering in KiCad
It used to be 6.0.0-dev but apparently this caused package version
issues so it was dropped in favor of the current version tagging scheme.
There has already been at least one confused bug reporter about the
current versioning scheme. Honestly, I don't have a strong preference
one way or another. If someone can come up with a system that's
workable for everyone, that's fine by me. I don't have an issue with
using something like 5.99.0.
On 7/8/2019 1:45 PM, Kevin Cozens wrote:
> Greetings, all.
> I just ran across something odd with the version number shown by the
> KiCad program(s).
> I compiled and installed git master. When I ran it the version number
> reported is 126.96.36.1995. As I also compile and run the 5.1 version I
> thought I had a mix up when I did the compile. When I checked my 5.1
> install it has 188.8.131.52 as the version number.
> I would expect git master to report a version number higher than the 5.1
> branch. Perhaps 5.2, or even as high as 5.9 as it is going to be
> released as 6 something, IIRC.