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Re: Strange program version numbering in KiCad
@Wayne I think the current one is fine.
@Kevin, And the version is not just the tag and number of commits, but
also the sha1.
On Mon, 8 Jul 2019 at 20:23, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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 184.108.40.2065. 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 220.127.116.11 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.
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