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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>, "Kévin Le Gouguec" <kevin.legouguec@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Release 9.3.8
Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 20:45:20 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87bliesbmn.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <878sdjmkiv.fsf@gnu.org>

Bastien writes:

> Kévin Le Gouguec <kevin.legouguec@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> Bastien <bzg@gnu.org> writes:
>>
>>>> - During the development of 9.4, AFAICT, while the "Version:" comment in
>>>>   org.el sayd "9.4-dev", the org-version variable matched the latest
>>>>   tag, i.e. 9.3.x.
>>>>
>>>>   I therefore couldn't figure out a way to check for 9.4
>>>>   programmatically.  
>>>
>>> ... because 9.4 is not yet released - or am I missing something?
>>
>> See Emacs's master branch for a counter-example: even though 28.1 is not
>> out yet, emacs-version says "28.0.50", so one can determine that they're
>> running on the master branch.
>
> Well, yes, but I find that confusing: "I'm using the 28.0.50 version,
> which looks like an officially released version, while it's not."

Can't you inspect the return value of org-git-version?  (Though in my
view, distinguishing based on the functionality present with things like
fboundp, which you mention below, is typically a better approach, if
possible.)


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-10  0:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-07 15:49 Bastien
2020-09-07 17:23 ` Kévin Le Gouguec
2020-09-07 17:45   ` Bastien
2020-09-08  5:35     ` Kévin Le Gouguec
2020-09-09  8:17       ` Bastien
2020-09-10  0:45         ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2020-09-10  6:32           ` Check for master branch from Elisp (was: Release 9.3.8) Kévin Le Gouguec

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