vim7.1 snapshot packages

James Vega jamessan at
Fri May 11 07:44:45 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 08:46:25AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 03:10:18PM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> > > Also, I was thinking of using
> > > 1:7.1~7.1b-1 for our version number as opposed to the style we used last
> > > time -- 1:7.0+7.1b-1.  Any thoughts on this?  (I've verified that my
> > Since it looks like Bram is also releasing patches against the
> > snapshots, I'm actually thinking it should be 1:7.1~7.1b-000+1.
> According to the intended use of the ~ I guess it should be more
> something like 1:7.1~beta-000+1, shouldn't it?

Yeah, I thought about that later and realized such a scheme was probably
better.  Maybe 1:7.1~$snapshot_letter-000+1 (so the current package
would be 1:7.1~b-001+1)?

> Of course there's the potential risk of not being able to beat "beta" in
> the alphabetic order but usually just after a beta you get a release ...

I don't see us running into this problem with Vim.

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at>
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