[webkit-dev] WebKit version numbers?

Johan Lund jl at bindows.net
Fri Nov 14 05:30:58 PST 2008

Thanks Mark.

I tried to search for the specific revision like this:
Is this a correct way to search for it?
What branch should I keep an eye on if I want to see if it makes it  
into the next version of Safari?

14 nov 2008 kl. 10.11 skrev Mark Rowe:

> On Nov 14, 2008, at 12:42 AM, Johan Lund wrote:
>> I am staring at this bug:
>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7138
>> which I was really hoping that it would make it into the next  
>> Safari version.
>> It says version: 420+ in the bug.
> That version number is the version that the bug was filed against,  
> not the version it is fixed in.
>> Safari 3.2 was released recently and it says it has version  
>> (5525.26.12); way past 420+ in my opinion.
>> But the bug is not fixed in Safari 3.2.
> Correct, the bug is not fixed in Safari 3.2.
>> Can someone please educate me on how these version numbers actually  
>> work and how I can find out if a bug is supposed to have made it  
>> into Safari...
> The version number field of the bug report indicates the version  
> number that the originator observed the bug in.  The SVN revision  
> number (eg, r32664) given in the comments indicates which revision  
> of the WebKit trunk contains the fix.  There's no particularly easy  
> way to determine whether or not a bug was fixed in a given release  
> of Safari.  If you're patient, you can look through the Subversion  
> repository and see which changes were made on the branches that a  
> given release was made from.
> - Mark

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