[B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH] Split SOURCE_VERSION in RELEASE- AND EXTRA_VERSION
lindner_marek at yahoo.de
Sun Dec 28 14:24:57 UTC 2008
> Afterwards the development branch should change the RELEASE_VERSION to
> the upcoming version number and the EXTRA_VERSION to a string which
> informs the user that it is "unstable" and in development. This could be
> for example "-dev", "-pre-alpha", "-beta" or "-rc1".
I like your patch a lot. It could solve a nasty little problem that always
tends to be forgotten. :-)
Unfortunately, our compile farm which feeds the package repository extracts
the SOURCE_VERSION from batman.h to generate the package name. Unless we
rewrite the compile scripts to extract both defines we can't apply your patch
as-is. This rewrite is not as painless as it could be. Certainly, at some
point we want to touch the scripts to optimize the speed but that wasn't on
our agenda right now.
Do you see alternatives which allow us to reuse the existing compile farm and
have the functionality you implemented ?
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