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RTEMS_MINOR && RTEMS_REVISION
- Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 06:54:33 +0100
- From: ralf.corsepius at rtems.org (Ralf Corsepius)
- Subject: RTEMS_MINOR && RTEMS_REVISION
On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 17:36 -0600, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Greg Marsden wrote:
> > When do these defines get updated in the release process. I just checked
> > out 4.8 from CVS and RTEMS_MINOR it is still set to 7.
> > I want to use it since our non-RTEMS BSP needs subtle changes based on
> > the RTEMS version.
> They are normally updated as part of cutting the tarball. We don't cut
> branches very often. Maybe Ralf has thoughts on what the version
> number should be on a branch between branching and the first
The whole idea with version numbers is to have them steadily increasing,
i.e. to let 4.8.0 exactly match the 4.8.0 final release and to avoid
infecting version numbers with "alpha"/"pre" or similar additions, which
would render version comparisons non-steady.
> Internally, you could follow the instructions in Makefile.maint
> and update it locally.