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From:Chris Frey Date:July 22 2005 2:50am
Subject:Re: mysqlpp 2.0beta
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On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 06:48:07PM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
> Chris Frey wrote:
> 
> >I think this is a reasonable request.
> 
> Easy to request, easy to implement...and a PITA on each release for the 
> maintainer, whose vote apparently isn't worth much here.  :(

Your vote definitely counts, since you're doing the work.


> I've counted them up, and this will make _seven_ places that have 
> version numbers: ChangeLog, configure.in, mysql++.spec (2 places), 
> lib/Makefile.am, lib/Doxyfile, and now lib/mysql++.h.  Wanna bet that I 
> never forget to update one of these before a release?

Would a script help with this?  Perhaps convert some of these files to
filename.in so configure handles it, based on a single file in the root
directory?


> >#define MYSQLPP_LIB_VERSION 200	// version 2.0.x of the library
> 
> If we're going to do this, let's at least use hexadecimal:
> 
> #define MYSQLPP_LIB_VERSION 0x020000
> 
> 1 byte per "part" of the version number.
> 
> Why hex?  It's a lot easier to parse:
> 
> 	int major = (MYSQLPP_LIB_VERSION & 0xFF0000) >> 16;
> 	int minor = (MYSQLPP_LIB_VERSION & 0xFF00) >> 8;
> 	int bugfix = MYSQLPP_LIB_VERSION & 0xFF;

MUCH better!  Thanks.


> versus the way the MySQL C API encodes it:
> 
> 	int major = MYSQL_VERSION_ID / 10000;
> 	int minor = (MYSQL_VERSION_ID - (major * 10000)) / 100;
> 	int bugfix = MYSQL_VERSION_ID - (major * 10000) - (minor * 100);

ieeeeeeeeeeee


> As I said, easy to implement.  But that's not the problem.

I should automate this for you, since I suggested it. :-)

- Chris

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mysqlpp 2.0betaJ Robinson18 Jul
  • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaWarren Young18 Jul
  • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaChris Frey21 Jul
    • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaWarren Young22 Jul
      • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaChris Frey22 Jul
        • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaWarren Young22 Jul
          • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaChris Frey30 Jul
            • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaChris Frey30 Jul
            • Re: mysqlpp 2.0betaWarren Young1 Aug