olpc-utils for new 10.1.3 builds
dsd at laptop.org
Mon Jan 3 10:58:49 EST 2011
On Mon, 2011-01-03 at 01:04 -0600, Jerry Vonau wrote:
> > > Is that the result of a deliberate decision that 10.1.3 would NOT
> > > include those higher-numbered olpc-utils versions ?
> I'd like to know too,
Sorry for the confusion. The 1.0.31-1 that you see now is actually newer
than anything that was called 1.0.36.
olpc-utils was forked after 1.0.30 (initially without me knowing),
creating a separate branch of development, and the version number was
incremented in this branch (rather than simply adding a new numerical
component or incrementing the -1 part, which would be the more
conventional way to fork).
Then when I merged in the changes made in that branch (plus some tweaks)
into mainline, I just incremented the version from the last official one
(1.0.30 --> 1.0.31) to make the new official release.
In hindsight I should have probably jumped to 1.0.37 but I hadn't noted
well that the fork had bumped the version in this manner. Hopefully the
forking won't happen again anyhow...
In summary, the 1.0.31-1 version in the mock repos is the one to use
(and is correctly included in the latest 10.1.3 builds).
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