Using the LSB Bootscripts
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue May 10 18:06:52 PDT 2011
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On May 10, 2011, at 3:26 PM, Matthew Burgess
> <matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
>> I don't mind changing the version numbering to whatever suits
>> people best, but I'm just interested as to why this is an issue?
>> If I had to pick any numbering scheme at all, I'd choose something
>> simple like Udev's;
> I wouldn't say it's an issue, just a preference. A date seems less
> definite than an actual release number. Something like udevs
> versioning is fine with me.
A date gives the user additional information. How long since the last
change? Do I really need to update? Using yyyymmdd gives a
monotonically increasing number and an idea of how long it has been
since changes were made. That is my preference.
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