[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] avutil/version: Mention similarities and differences to semver
Carl Eugen Hoyos
ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 19:32:23 EEST 2016
2016-08-06 12:52 GMT+02:00 Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc>:
> QUESTION: is this the best place for this ?
> Signed-off-by: Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc>
> libavutil/version.h | 6 ++++++
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/libavutil/version.h b/libavutil/version.h
> index b2dffb7..7692def 100644
> --- a/libavutil/version.h
> +++ b/libavutil/version.h
> @@ -35,6 +35,12 @@
> * Useful to check and match library version in order to maintain
> * backward compatibility.
This is at least not a bad place imo.
> + * The FFmpeg libraries follow a versioning sheme very similar to
> + * Semantic Versioning (http://semver.org/)
> + * The difference is that the component called PATCH is called MICRO in FFmpeg
> + * 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.
But we want / should increase MICRO for every bugfix and every functional
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