[osgeo4w-dev] package versions
jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Fri Mar 14 11:57:18 EDT 2008
sorry i meant to refer to 'gdal-1.5.0-3.tar.bz2'.
Jeff McKenna wrote:
> I am wondering how useful using the "version of the packaging attempt"
> is in our package names. e.g. gdal-1.5.0-1.tar.bz2 means it's the third
> package attempt, and users can grab 'packaging attempts' 1-3 for gdal.
> But what does that mean to a user? I don't think any user cares if I
> made 10 attempts at a gmap package...but they do care if there is a
> later version (gmap-5.0.tar.bz2 to gmap-6.0.tar.bz2 for example). Is
> this "version of the packaging attempt" a requirement by the cygwin
> installer environment? Can we remove this requirement? Or what is the
> purpose of having this 'packaging attempt'? I find that extra number in
> the "Select Packages" page is confusing to a normal user.
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