[Ffmpeg-devel] Release version numbering

Måns Rullgård mru
Fri Feb 17 16:08:53 CET 2006

Benjamin Larsson said:
> Hi, how should we number the upcoming release ? Should we just take the
> numbers we have in each 3 libs or should we sync them all to the same
> number. Currently it looks like this:
>   libavutil version: 49.0.0
>   libavcodec version: 51.7.0
>   libavformat version: 50.3.0
> I would prefer to just bump all to 52.0.0 for clairity. Any opinions ?

The library version numbers indicate API/ABI compatibility and should not
be bumped for cosmetic reasons.  Releases should be numbered consecutively,
so the next release will be 0.4.9 or possibly 0.5.0 (I don't think it's time
for 1.0.0 quite yet).

M?ns Rullg?rd
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