Samba 4.10 or 5.0

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Jul 10 16:37:32 UTC 2018

On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 09:22:41AM +0200, Stefan Metzmacher via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
> we're going to branch 4.9.0rc1 soon.
> We should decide if we want to continue with 4.10 or 5.0?
> I think we should not put too much into version number,
> similar to the linux kernel and just have a limit on the minor
> version and handle a major version just as a number change.
> So I'd propose with 5.0.
> What does others think?

Everyone else seems to like it :-). I'm old enough
to remember moving a major version only when we had
significant new features, but I guess that makes me
the old fuddy-duddy :-).

But if it's a vote, -1 from me :-).


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