[Bioperl-l] Bioperl versioning

Nathan Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Tue Oct 24 09:05:54 EDT 2006


Sendu Bala wrote:
> Nathan Haigh wrote:
>> I see - you mean for a non-RC release append 10 to the version number
>> and if it's a developer release i.e. 1.5, 1.7 series, you append _10 to
>> the version.
>
> Precisely.
>
> 1.5.2 RC3 will have in Bio::Root::Version :
>
> $VERSION = 1.52_03;
> $VERSION = eval $VERSION; # $VERSION is 1.5203
>
> 1.5.2 final release would have:
>
> $VERSION = 1.52_10;
> $VERSION = eval $VERSION; # $VERSION is 1.5210
>
> 1.6.0 RC1 would have:
>
> $VERSION = 1.60_01;
> $VERSION = eval $VERSION; # $VERSION is 1.6001
>
> 1.6.0 final release would have:
>
> $VERSION = 1.6010;
>
>
> Nice thing about putting RCs up on CPAN is that I suppose we'd see the
> test results from cpantesters. The more test results the better :)
Did you see the cpants site I sent earlier:
http://cpants.perl.org/dist/bioperl

But I'm not sure why 1.4 didn't make it in there instead of 1.2.3


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