Inkscape @0.92.3 appears to show wrong version ...

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue May 15 09:30:37 UTC 2018

On May 11, 2018, at 05:35, g5pw wrote:

> On 11 May 2018, at 09:56, Roy Henderson wrote:
>> With help from this list I think I have installed port Inkscape @0.92.3 but when I launch the application the Help/About screen shows 0.92.2 with a date of 2018-03-11.
>> My next step is to try and determine if this is a problem within the port or within Inkscape.
>> If anyone has Inkscape @0.92.3 installed I would appreciate if they could post the version information shown in the top-right corner of the Help/About screen.
> Hmm, interesting, I also see "Inkscape 0.92.2 2405546, 2018-03-11” in the help/about screen. This might just be an error in the string, though (maybe the developers forgot to update it).

Here is the list of changes for the 0.92.x branch:

The 0.92.3 tag was created on 2018-03-11 in 3ce5693 but the version in the file was not updated to 0.92.3 until 2018-03-28 in d2272d9. So yes, the developers forgot to update it before the release.

If we need to rebuild inkscape for some other reason we should include that fix, but since it takes a long time to build and is not distributable, rebuilding just to fix the version string might be undesirable.

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