[freedict] Re: Hash changes for dictionary releases
- From: Sebastian Humenda <shumenda@xxxxxx>
- To: freedict@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 17:35:45 +0100
Answering both emails:
Einhard Leichtfuß schrieb am 12.01.2020, 14:58 +0100:
Hi, I also noted that (packaging for the Arch User Repository). Note
that the checksums in the API did not change.
On 11/01/2020 23:29, Alyssa Ross wrote:
Hello -- I'm a packager for NixOS, a Linux distribution. Recently, some
packages of ours started to fail to build because the checksums of
dictionary URLs changed.
Did they change or did they not? For me it reads contradicting.
I have tried to establish semantic versioning for our project, but that does
not include build numbers. The issue is that if our tooling has a bug, the
sources are **not** touched and we would need to add a pointless header to
each source file that this release is just for the sake of a changed tool set.
Therefore the note about the re-release was added to the web site.
If this is too much of an issue for downstream packaging, what about
introducing a `-<buildnum>` to each release of a dictionary version? This
would be 99 % of the time `-1` but for exceptional situations, it could be
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