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Re: Strategy to specify major, minor, and patch versions

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Strategy to specify major, minor, and patch versions
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:18:56 -0600
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On 08/29/2014 08:01 AM, Shawn H Corey wrote:

> I'm new to all this but can this be done?
> m4_define([MAJOR_VERSION], [1])
> m4_define([MINOR_VERSION], [0])
> m4_define([PATCH_VERSION], [0])

Sure, but again, you probably want to call:


instead (quote the package name, so that it is used as a name an not an
expansion of a possible macro foo; leave VERSION unquoted so that it
expands as an m4 macro right away before being an argument to AC_INIT).

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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