MariaDB 10.0 and 10.1 alpha port naming

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Jul 6 13:54:57 PDT 2014

On Jul 4, 2014, at 10:05 PM, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> I have new mariadb100 and mariadb101-devel ports installed and with basic tests (connect to information_schema db).
> I do not know that I am a fan of "drop the dot" version naming but consistency has it's place.
> Does anyone want to share their opinion as to naming these ports mariadb100 and mariadb101-devel vs mariadb10.0 and mariadb10.1-devel?

Jeremy H has been of the opinion that we should not drop the dot, and should separate the version from the name with a dash, and has done so with the clang ports (e.g. clang-3.4). This seems to work fine.


Don't use a -devel suffix. (clang-3.5 doesn't.)

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