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Re: [Bug-glpk] glp_version returns wrong information

From: Andrew Makhorin
Subject: Re: [Bug-glpk] glp_version returns wrong information
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 00:00:12 +0400

Hi Heinrich,

> in configure.ac I find
> AC_INIT([GLPK], [4.52.1], address@hidden)
> Yet glp_version returns "4.52". Same is true for glpsol --version.
> The reason is using redundant places to store version information. 
> Configure.ac should be sole place to define the version.
> To avoid future errors I suggest you add to config.h.in the following line:
> The configure script will then write the version information into 
> config.h. This string should be returned be glp_version, instead of 
> using constants GLP_MAJOR_VERSION, and GLP_MINOR_VERSION defined in 
> glpk.h. These constants can then be eliminated.

4.52.1 is an exception. I made this release only to fix a bug concerning
version information used in Debian GNU/Linux. Actually, 4.52.1 is
identical to 4.52, so there is no need to use 4.52.1 by anyone other
than a Debian maintainer.

Best regards,

Andrew Makhorin

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