Discussion of bug versions

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Sun Sep 28 20:35:27 CDT 2008

On Sun, 28 Sep 2008 16:46:17 -0700
James McKenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
> > --- On Sun, 28/9/08, Jeremy White <jwhite at codeweavers.com> wrote:
> > <snipped>
> >   
> > The con is actually less trouble than you think - if somebody reports
> > a bug against CVS/GIT, it would be reasonable to assume that the
> > report date is within a day or two compared to the git
> > clone/rebase-origin date. Other use of GIT (the kernel) report-date is
> > not very indicative of the state of the tree, but since only one
> > person has commit-rights in wine, the report-date is a good indicator
> > of a specific few commits.
> >   
> There is a problem with using CVS/GIT and that is we are ASSUMING that
> the version used is only a couple of days old, it could be as much as a
> week old.  I prefer reports against valid and released versions as
> problems found with a commit may be fixed with another corrective commit
> (this has happened several times in the last year.)
> +1 to NO CVS/GIT and NO CVS/GIT reporting in Bugzilla, unless we are
> going to do build numbers based upon the day of build.
> James McKenzie
> >       

Why not offer version + (GIT) e.g "1.1.5 GIT" or e.g "1.1.5+" ?
And to pick it offer a combo box "Release" or "Git" then you pick your wine version.

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