[Bioperl-l] CPAN Versioning, was [something else]

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Nov 17 14:35:11 EST 2006

Chris Fields wrote:
> On Nov 17, 2006, at 11:43 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:
>> Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
>>> Can you name the file bioperl-1.5.2-RC_4.tar.gz and have it picked up as
>>> a developer release?
>> I didn't try that variation, but have decided to go with
>> bioperl-1.5.2_004-RC.tar.gz which certainly is picked up as a developer
>> release.
>> I've outlined the numbering scheme here:
>> http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Making_a_BioPerl_release#Making_the_distribution_directory 
> I noticed that Module::Build now has a developer release that uses this:
> Module-Build-0.2805_01.tar.gz
> So the '_###' seems to be key.  If so I see a versioning dilemma that 
> depends on what we want to call rel 1.5.2.

See the page I linked above. It shows what the filenames will be for RCs 
, releases and point releases for developer and non-developer releases.

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