[Bioperl-l] $Bio::Root::Version:VERSION

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Thu Nov 2 18:14:57 EST 2006

Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
> When does $Bio::Root::Version::VERSION get incremented? immediately 
> prior to a tag or straight after a tag so that CVS code is seen as more 
> recent than an official release?

Normally nothing happens.

> For example, $VERSION is currently set to 1.52_01 but the code in CVS 
> HEAD is passed 1.5.2 RC2 now so should is read 1.52_02 or be 1.52_03 for 
> the upcoming 1.52 RC3?

Once I've decided what to do based on the discussion we had, I'll update 
it. I'll currently leaning toward the 'clean break', pugs-style 
suggestion from Chris. If you've strong views in another direction, post 
in that thread.

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