[vtkusers] Discussion: OK to change VTK's version number from 9.0 to 8.2?
David E DeMarle
dave.demarle at kitware.com
Wed Sep 26 10:14:43 EDT 2018
Sure I can tag and publish 8.1.2 while making 8.2.0.rc1
David E DeMarle
21 Corporate Drive
Clifton Park, NY 12065-8662
On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 7:39 AM David Gobbi <david.gobbi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> If master becomes 8.2, would it be possible for the current release branch
> to be tagged/released as 8.1.2?
> The big thing that the release branch has, but that master doesn't, is the
> old OpenGL backend. I still find the old backend useful for projects that
> have to run in environments that don't support OpenGL 3.2.
> - David
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 4:16 PM David E DeMarle <dave.demarle at kitware.com>
>> Hey Gang,
>> I'd like to change the VTK version number in master from 9.0.0 to 8.2.0.
>> Does anybody object?
>> The proposed change can be found at:
>> I want to do this because it will let me make a release now to preserve
>> what is in master. The larger scale changes we planned for 9.0 will happen
>> shortly after that. 8.2 will and 9.0 may come out before the end of this
>> A topic for future discussion is whether we want to continue the
>> existing, fairly haphazard naming scheme or move to something better,
>> perhaps a year.month scheme like several other projects have moved to
>> thanks for your advice
>> David E DeMarle
>> Kitware, Inc.
>> Principal Engineer
>> 21 Corporate Drive
>> Clifton Park, NY 12065-8662
>> Phone: 518-881-4909
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