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Reply to topic   Topic: Version number 2.4.43 with Patch ?
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Otomatic



Joined: 01 Sep 2011
Posts: 25
Location: Paris, France, EU

PostPosted: Wed 22 Apr '20 12:48    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi,

Why not put an evolutive version number, like 2.4.43a or 2.4.43.1, this would avoid confusion and possible problems with two different versions but still named 2.4.43.

As far as I am concerned, for Wampserver, it is named 2.4.43a.

Best regards
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Steffen
Moderator


Joined: 15 Oct 2005
Posts: 2836
Location: Hilversum, NL, EU

PostPosted: Wed 22 Apr '20 13:42    Post subject: Reply with quote

We follow the official ASF HTTPD project numbering. The released source code is still 2.4.43 GA. In this case we have an agreed ASF fix/patch added and mentioned in our announcement and change log. Discussed this with AH, and Apachehaus is also not changing names.

Also we have quite a lot users that auto check for updates by looking at the file. With changing names they ar not happy.
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James Blond
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Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 6822
Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Sat 25 Apr '20 8:21    Post subject: Reply with quote

The httpd project does not follow
Code:

Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the:

    MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes,
    MINOR version when you add functionality in a backwards compatible manner, and
    PATCH version when you make backwards compatible bug fixes.

Additional labels for pre-release and build metadata are available as extensions to the MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH format.


Otherwise the number x in 2.x.y would have to increase a lot more often Wink
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