Copying Kernel versioning [was Re: Next stable version of Samba.]

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu May 18 18:27:56 GMT 2000

"Kevin (HxPro) Wheatley" wrote:
> this is probably really asking for touble but ... has 
> anybody considered using linux like versioning to indicate 
> stable vs not ? I guess that doesn't solve the split 
> branch problem, but then surely ay branch that lasts too 
> long from the main is asking for merge nightmares when you try
> get it back into the main.

See Jeremy's previous proposal to the 2.0.8 release
to 2.2.0 (which started this entire thread on the main samba

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