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Archive for the ‘Versioning’ Category

Comparing versions with wildcards and without them (for instance for semantic versioning)

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/08/12

For a project I’m going to be in need to compare version numbers.

I’m not sure yet if I need wildcards, or can leave them out (but for partial semantic versioning, I might need them).

Below a bunch of links that should get me started.

From a quick glance: versioning is hard, comparing even harder.

On versioning in general

Numeric versioning (usually without wildcards):

On semantic versioning (SemVer for short):

On the C# Version class (which handles most of semantic versioning except: leading zero’s, very large numbers, non-numeric release specifiers)

Interesting idea, but not sustainable: using floating point values to compare versions:

On wildcards:

Via: [WayBack] Anyone tips for a TVersion structure that supports at max quad digits or wildcards and comparison? Like 3.2 matching 3.2.5.7, but not matching 3.3.4.28 ? – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+

–jeroen

Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Development, Power User, rpm, Software Development, Versioning | Leave a Comment »

It looks like the PlasticSCM people are building a git-client, but it needs on-line installation and registration

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/12/15

gmaster is an interesting Windows based git client, but you cannot install it off-line, and by default it does not use the external git.exe.

See the below tweets.

–jeroen

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Posted in Development, DVCS - Distributed Version Control, git, PlasticSCM, Software Development, Versioning | Leave a Comment »

 
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