SPUG: version numbers and MakeMaker

Tye McQueen tyemq at cpan.org
Tue Jan 20 20:38:18 PST 2009

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Michael R. Wolf <MichaelRWolf at att.net>wrote:

>    our($VERSION) = ('$Revision$' =~ m/Revision:\s*(\d+)/);
> Any other idioms?  What's your favorite?
> Or don't you mix Version (e.g. 1.0, 1.1, 2.0) with revisions (2, 3, 4, 5)?

I don't mix revision control numbers with release numbers.  Instead I
automate release such that actually releasing increments to the *next*
release number and checks that change in such that I can't accidentally
release that same release number again.

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