[Rubygems-developers] Version number format

Richard Kilmer rich at infoether.com
Mon Mar 29 21:23:53 EST 2004

Because we do numeric comparison of versions, having text in it would 
be rather hard to manage.  Why not just increment the 0.3.0 to 0.3.1 ?


On Mar 29, 2004, at 6:50 PM, Jamis Buck wrote:

> I would like to have "snapshot" gems, that represent the current state 
> of CVS.  Is there a way to specify this with the version number? I've 
> tried 0.3.0-SNAPSHOT (a la "maven") and that didn't work, and I tried 
> "0.3.0cvs" (a la portage) and that didn't work.
> Is there a way to do this currently?  If not, does anyone else think 
> this might be worth having?
> -- 
> Jamis Buck
> jgb3 at email.byu.edu
> http://www.jamisbuck.org/jamis
> ruby -h | ruby -e 
> 'a=[];readlines.join.scan(/-(.)\[e|Kk(\S*)|le.l(..)e|#!(\S*)/) {|r| a 
> << r.compact.first };puts "\n>#{a.join(%q/ /)}<\n\n"'
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