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Re: Mainline snapshots, take 2


On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> With this naming (without the version number in the file name), if you
> download snapshot files from both mainline and 3.3 branch into the same
> directory you end up with various files with names such as
> gcc-20030709.tar.bz2 and gcc-20030707.tar.bz2, with no indication that
> those files are from different branches.

...which is one of the reasons why the 3.3 and 3.4 snapshots happen on
different days (though admittedly by far not the only one). ;-)

> I think names such as gcc-3.4-20030709.tar.bz2 would be better (and
> likewise in the directory names in the tarballs).

I fully agree with both; it's just that the script really was more tricky
(and cost more time) than I had assumed, so I'm proceeding incrementally.

If you'd like to implement the change above, I'd certainly appreciate
that!

Gerald
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