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Subject: Re: Branch for updated/initial bootloaders for USB-enabled PP and AMS Sansas (and their installers)

Re: Branch for updated/initial bootloaders for USB-enabled PP and AMS Sansas (and their installers)

From: Dominik Riebeling <dominik.riebeling_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 10:20:08 +0200

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 7:07 PM, Daniel Stenberg<daniel_at_haxx.se> wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Jul 2009, Thomas Martitz wrote:
>
>>> just been specified when building the binaries.  e.g. "make VERSION=3.0".
>
>> That's just bad IMO.
>
> I disagree. It's the simplest and most elegant way in my view.

I agree with Daniel here.

>> Someone checks out the tag to recompile the release bootloader for
>> whatever reason and doesn't get the same as installing it from the download
>> server. The source the binary is built from should have the version also
>> IMO, that's clearer than implying knowledge of some make parameters.

And what's the point? You can always commit the new version number to
trunk, then immediately tag. The tag will have the correct version
number and you don't need a branch. That's the way we do it with
Rockbox Utility and it works fine.

 - Dominik
Received on 2009-07-09


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