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Month: August 2010

Correct version/release number

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 20:56:30 -0700 (PDT)
Slackware uses the version number as part of the package name. Currently I am using 3.5.11. Yet I notice in various places that possibly 3.5.12 might be correct.

Does your svn tree contain a version number I can grab on-the-fly in my build scripts?

This would be a typical Slackware package name:


The -3 is a sequential build number for the respective Slackware release.

I could create a package name such as:




Is there a place somewhere in the svn tree to grab the correct date/time or svn release number?

I appreciate suggestions and help.