[lfs-dev] [blfs-dev] nosym branches

akhiezer lfs65 at cruziero.com
Fri Dec 16 14:35:22 PST 2016

> From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:10:27 -0600
> Subject: Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] nosym branches
> I think we can probably put this in trunk as it is simpler than the 
> symlinks we have now and will avoid all those 'seems to be moved' warnings.
> I'm also thinking that this may be a big enough conceptual change (it's 
> not really a dramatic change in instructions) to make this LFS 8.0.  If we 
> do that, we should probably do it now so we have a lot of experience with 
> it when we do the final tests for a March release.
> What do you think?

>From the point of view of the earlier posts from here (incl refs,
re versioning) to earlier discussion on version-bumps: I'd say that
there is enough of an ~api change, to warrant a new major version.

(This is as distinct from any number of spurious 'reasons'. And, it
helps keep b/lfs version numbers having a meaning.)



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