[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] [RFC] avutil/version: Improve lib versioning sheme for release branches with the next major release
michael at niedermayer.cc
Sat Aug 6 13:52:54 EEST 2016
Signed-off-by: Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc>
libavutil/version.h | 9 +++++++++
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
diff --git a/libavutil/version.h b/libavutil/version.h
index 7692def..c846a4e 100644
@@ -41,6 +41,15 @@
* and its value is reset to 100 instead of 0 to keep it above or equal to 100.
* Also we do not increase MICRO for every bugfix or change.
+ * Prior FFmpeg 3.2 point releases did not change any lib version number to
+ * avoid aliassing different git master checkouts.
+ * Starting with FFmpeg 3.2, the released library versions will occupy
+ * a seperate MAJOR.MINOR that is not used on the master development branch
+ * that is if we branch a release of master 55.10.123 we will bump to 55.11.100
+ * for the release and master will continue at 55.12.100 after it. Each new
+ * point release will then bump the MICRO improving the usefullness of the lib
+ * versions.
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