[vtkusers] [vtk-developers] Discussion: OK to change VTK's version number from 9.0 to 8.2?

Bill Lorensen bill.lorensen at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 23:44:22 EDT 2018

I mean a # that increments nightly. Resets to 0 when a the revision
number changes.


Right now if a new class is added you there is no way to know from the
version when it was added.

I think we used to do this in vtk...

Back in April 2008 a nightly build increment was stopped

On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 8:28 PM David Gobbi <david.gobbi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 9:15 PM Bill Lorensen <bill.lorensen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to see a BUILD_NUMBER encoded in the version.
> You mean a number that changes each time VTK is built?
> The download page already has an MD5 hash for each package,
> which serves the same purpose, unless I'm misunderstanding.
>  - David

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