[Development] [Releasing] brown paper bag issue in Qt 5.6.1 packages

Ralf Nolden nolden at kde.org
Wed Jun 22 07:25:51 CEST 2016

Am Mittwoch, 22. Juni 2016, 05:03:28 schrieb Jani Heikkinen:
> Hi!

> But if there is really some reason why v5.6.1-1 don't work and v.
> would work then it is really ok for me to change the tag. But let's don't
> change that just because of opinions...
The naming scheme for alpha, beta, rc's is <version>-<alpha/beta/rc> so the 
packager scripts get all confused up assuming it's non-standard and not a 
patch release. If 5.6.2 is impossible, please go with

> And if for some reason it was too difficult to bump everything that was
> scheduled for 5.6.2 to 5.6.3, then at the very least we should have used
> v5.6.1.1, which is probably what everyone making Qt packages will need to
> use since a dash is completely unacceptable in release versions.
> I propose that we delete the bad tag, retag and rerelease with a better
> name.
> Let's not make rash decisions again.
> --
> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>   Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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Kind regards,

Ralf Nolden

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