[plt-scheme] PLaneT: Is there any way that I can control the version number?

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Mon Jul 16 00:09:51 EDT 2007

Another way to think of this is that 1.3 is the version of the
packaging you did and the version field lets you specify some
non-planet version info.


On 7/15/07, Jacob Matthews <jacobm at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Yes and no. You can set the 'version field in your package's info.ss,
> which will allow you to indicate that your package corresponds to
> version 8 of the original package. But the 1.3 number is controlled
> exclusively by planet; the point of that number is entirely to
> communicate between-package-revisions compatibility information, so we
> purposely chose not to allow package authors to set it themselves.
> -jacob
> On 7/15/07, Eric Hanchrow <offby1 at blarg.net> wrote:
> > I've been uploading a few versions of a package to PLaneT (it's
> > "foof-loop.plt"), and it's annoying that PLaneT generates its own
> > version number for me, rather than letting me choose my own.  Right
> > now the generated number is 1.3, but I would like it to be 8, since
> > the files in the package are already at version 8 (according to their
> > author's numbering system; I am not the author but am merely packaging
> > the stuff for him).  I would rather there not be a bunch of different
> > version numbers for the same package, since that is confusing; and I
> > would prefer to use his numbers, since they have been around longer.
> >
> > So: is there any way I can tell PLaneT that this is version 8 (short
> > of making seven more uploads, and telling it that each is
> > backwards-incompatible)?
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