[Enigmail] enigmail tagging scheme -- move from enigmail-1-8 to enigmail-1.9 ?

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at enigmail.net
Wed Mar 18 08:26:02 CET 2015


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On 17.03.15 20:09, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Hi Enigmail folks--
> 
> Thanks for the enigmail v1.8 release, i hope to have it in debian 
> experimental later today.
> 
> I notice that the enigmail tagging scheme maps version 1.8 to 
> enigmail-1-8.  Presumably this is a holdover from the CVS days
> where a tag couldn't have a . in it.
> 
> With git, tags can have . in them.  It would make my life a little
> bit easier as a packager [0] to have the version string explicitly 
> represented as 1.8 in the tag, where possible.  What do you think
> about moving to an "enigmail-1.8" style of tag for future
> releases?
> 
> I recognize this is not of crucial importance, but if there are no 
> reasons to keep the old pattern besides inertia, maybe a change is 
> acceptable?

Yes, I think we can move away from enigmail-x-y to enigmail-x.y. I'll
try to remember this when doing the next release.

- -Patrick

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