[Swan-dev] use @IPSECBASEVERSION@ when going to 4.x dev cycle.

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Fri Oct 16 13:47:09 UTC 2020

On Fri, 16 Oct 2020, Tuomo Soini wrote:

>> There were thoughts about removing IPSECBASEVERSION alltogether, and
>> setting it now to something like "4.1dev".
> Just 4.1 - the next version

That would be misleading though, you would see 4.1-gXXXXXX, thinking
it is post 4.1 ?

>> While still merging the git short commit hash into that to know the
>> exact commit of the dev tree the build was on.
> When building from git we know we are in snapshot because there is no
> tag for v4.1

I see. But then when you build from the spec files, it somehow has to
show that too, and we normally do that by using a rcX or drX pre-release
marker. That is why I was thinking of using the "dev" marker.


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