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Re: Removing 'scriptversion' from our scripts

From: Peter Rosin
Subject: Re: Removing 'scriptversion' from our scripts
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 22:06:48 +0100
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Stefano Lattarini skrev 2012-03-06 21:58:
> [re-adding the list]
> On 03/06/2012 09:18 PM, Peter Rosin wrote:
>>> You also forgot scriptversion...
> True, but see below.
>> ...which is the reason this change should have been committed on msvc.
>> Updating compile/depcomp/ar-lib on maint destroys the rule saying
>> "newer is better".
> But that's a lie anyway when we use multiple branches, as the present
> situation shows once again.  OK, enough is enough.  Tomorrow I'll just
> nuke all the 'scriptversion' lines from our scripts (in maint and master
> as well).

It wouldn't have been a lie if changes happened in the right place,
at least not for the vast majority of changes, i.e. the backwards
compatible ones.  Also remember that the consensus seemed to be that
scriptversion is useful last time this came up.


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