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Re: [PATCH][www] Document versioning scheme for GCC 5 and up


On Wed, 13 Aug 2014, Richard Biener wrote:
> The following aims to document the details of the versioning scheme we
> intend to use for GCC 5 and up.
> 
> Summary in non-html: Development of GCC 5 will happen as
> GCC 5.0.0 (experimental), once we enter regression-fixing-only mode 
> (post-stage3) it will become GCC 5.0.1 (prerelease).  The
> GCC 5 release itself will be numbered GCC 5.1.0 and development
> on the branch will continue as GCC 5.1.1 followed by a GCC 5.2.0
> release and GCC 5.2.1 branch development.  Stage1 of GCC 6 will
> bump us to GCC 6.0.0.

Is the idea really to call the actual releases 5.1.0, 5.2.0 and
so forth, or will those be labled 5.1, 5.2,...?  

Using the former for gcc/BASEVER etc. make sense.  From a "marketing"
perspective I would recommend the simpler 5.1, 5.2, etc.

Gerald


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