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Subject: Re: Rockbox versions codenames ...
From: tp_at_diffenbach.org
Date: 2003-02-05


So if I read the "About" box and I don't know the code names, I'm left confused. Just who is this Sid, and why's he live in my Archos?

Why not be less cute and more explicit? Call them stable, testing and unstable.

Quoting Fred <speed-up_at_fr.st>:

> Now that I want to make an "official" (means clean :-D) website
> providing
> latest patched RockBox sources, I'd like to know about how we should
> call
> the different releases. I'd like to use the same behaviour Debian did,
> with
> three level of testing : stable (release), testing (the CVS) and
> unstable
> (my patched version). Maybe we should give them names, like they did
> with
> Woody, Sarge and Sid. We should also have a file-naming standart, like
> :
> sid.fred-fm-05.02.2003.azj
> This would come with a special build name, using the same pattern,
> that
> would be showed in the "about" box. I tried to do that by modifying
> the
> configure script, but the compilation crashed. I replaced the standart
> version line by this one :
> VERSION=\$(shell date +Sid-%e.%m.%Y)
> And I get a path error. So how can I change the release name we see on
> the
> firmware's about box ?
>
> I updated my pack again, patching some new things :
> -> The french language file
> -> the external language file size has been risen to 5000
> -> the "about" now shows the patcher's name in a special section
> -> The "star" game now stores his level file in the .rockbox folder
>
> As allways, you can get the files here :
> http://www.toutfr.com/files/fred/rockbox/
>
> Fred
>
>
>
>



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