[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] avutil/version: Mention similarities and differences to semver
michael at niedermayer.cc
Mon Aug 8 23:09:57 EEST 2016
On Mon, Aug 08, 2016 at 06:32:23PM +0200, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 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
> change, no?
i would say, yes we should
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