Re: [Rd] Version names

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Mon 29 Nov 2004 - 09:27:12 EST

On Sun, 28 Nov 2004 21:11:15 +0000 (UTC), Gabor Grothendieck <> wrote:

>Renaming is not really workable if you are giving your scripts to others.
>They won't want build scripts that rename their folders.
>: Another possibility is to have your build script split up the name and
>: apply a custom sort order to it.
>: The pattern is:
>: "rw" + version number + suffix
>: The suffices appear in this order: "dev", "alpha", "beta", "", "pat"
>: (where not all appear, e.g. "dev" never appears for a minor release,
>: and sometimes "alpha" is skipped).
>Its really desirable to keep Windows batch scripts as simple as
>possible and such a transformation is trickier than you might
>think in the Windows batch language.

You need a better scripting language!

Duncan Murdoch mailing list Received on Mon Nov 29 09:33:35 2004

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