[gccsdk] FW: Autobuilder packaging progress

Peter Naulls peter at chocky.org
Mon Jan 21 13:42:34 PST 2008


alan buckley wrote:
>> On Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:04:52 -0800 Peter Naulls wrote:

> My only problem is with versioning. It would be nice if we had someway
> of automatically increasing the version number if the binary changed in
> some way. However I guess the only practical approach will be to 
> try and increase the AB_ROVERSION version whenever anything is
> changed in the package once it has got onto the website.

There's nothing stopping us maintaining extra meta information
such as the number of builds, etc.  Things like the Linux
kernel do this.

> 
> RiscPkg doesn't handle multiple versions as far as I can see. However
> renaming the packages would work. Hopefully this won't really be
> needed.

Perhaps that can be fixed, but yes, ideally it wouldn't be required
at all.





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