[erlang-patches] [erlang-bugs] syntax_tools anonymous function error

Loïc Hoguin <>
Thu Dec 19 11:55:46 CET 2013

On 12/19/2013 11:43 AM, David Welton wrote:
> Hi,
>>> I don't know how those numbers are managed, but the vsn.mk file in
>>> master still has SYNTAX_TOOLS_VSN = 1.6.12, which is the same as I get
>>> from my Erlang shell in R16B03; presumably, since the code in master
>>> has been patched, the version number should get bumped?
>> Problem is that we usually bump the version only when we do a release,
>> (includes major, minor and patch releases)
> The functionality changed, in a way that's not backwards compatible,
> so by my understanding of something like http://semver.org/ it'd be a
> good idea to change the major number of the syntax_tools application.

That only applies to releases. If there's no release there's no need to 
bump anything.

Loïc Hoguin

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