Commit 22b22074 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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Remove the build number from emacs-version variable

It's a largely internal detail that can confuse users.  (Bug#25590)
* lisp/version.el (emacs-build-number): New constant.
(emacs-version): Use emacs-build-number.
* lisp/loadup.el (top-level): When dumping, increment
emacs-build-number rather than emacs-version.
* src/emacs.c (emacs-version): Doc fix.
* doc/lispref/intro.texi (Version Info): Update emacs-version details.
Mention emacs-build-number.
* lisp/gnus/gnus-util.el (gnus-emacs-version):
* lisp/mail/emacsbug.el (report-emacs-bug):
* admin/admin.el (set-version): Update for emacs-version change.
; * etc/NEWS: Mention this.
parent 8675f9c8
......@@ -93,9 +93,7 @@ Optional argument DATE is the release date, default today."
Root must be the root of an Emacs source tree."
(interactive (list
(read-directory-name "Emacs root directory: " source-directory)
(read-string "Version number: "
(replace-regexp-in-string "\\.[0-9]+\\'" ""
(read-string "Version number: " emacs-version)))
(unless (file-exists-p (expand-file-name "src/emacs.c" root))
(user-error "%s doesn't seem to be the root of an Emacs source tree" root))
(message "Setting version numbers...")
......@@ -480,8 +480,8 @@ running. It is useful to include this string in bug reports.
@result{} "GNU Emacs 24.5.1 (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.16)
of 2015-06-01"
@result{} "GNU Emacs 26.1 (build 1, x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu,
GTK+ Version 3.16) of 2017-06-01"
@end group
@end smallexample
......@@ -507,11 +507,11 @@ emacs-build-time
@defvar emacs-version
The value of this variable is the version of Emacs being run. It is a
string such as @code{"23.1.1"}. The last number in this string is not
really part of the Emacs release version number; it is incremented
each time Emacs is built in any given directory. A value with four
numeric components, such as @code{""}, indicates an
unreleased test version.
string such as @code{"26.1"}. A value with three numeric components,
such as @code{"26.0.91"}, indicates an unreleased test version.
(Prior to Emacs 26.1, the string includes an extra final component
with the integer that is now stored in @code{emacs-build-number};
e.g., @code{"25.1.1"}.)
@end defvar
@defvar emacs-major-version
......@@ -524,6 +524,12 @@ The minor version number of Emacs, as an integer. For Emacs version
23.1, the value is 1.
@end defvar
@defvar emacs-build-number
An integer that increments each time Emacs is built in the same
directory (without cleaning). This is only of relevance when
developing Emacs.
@end defvar
@node Acknowledgments
@section Acknowledgments
......@@ -80,6 +80,9 @@ for '--daemon'.
* Changes in Emacs 26.1
** The variable 'emacs-version' no longer includes the build number.
This is now stored separately in a new variable, 'emacs-build-number'.
** The new function 'mapbacktrace' applies a function to all frames of
the current stack trace.
......@@ -1618,7 +1618,7 @@ sequence, this is like `mapcar'. With several, it is like the Common Lisp
((not (memq 'emacs lst))
((string-match "^\\(\\([.0-9]+\\)*\\)\\.[0-9]+$" emacs-version)
(concat "Emacs/" (match-string 1 emacs-version)
(concat "Emacs/" emacs-version
(if system-v
(concat " (" system-v ")")
......@@ -350,7 +350,7 @@ lost after dumping")))
(multibyte-string-p default-directory))
(error "default-directory must be unibyte when dumping Emacs!"))
;; Determine which last version number to use
;; Determine which build number to use
;; based on the executables that now exist.
(if (and (equal (last command-line-args) '("dump"))
(not (eq system-type 'ms-dos)))
......@@ -364,10 +364,9 @@ lost after dumping")))
(setq emacs-repository-version (condition-case nil (emacs-repository-get-version)
(error nil)))
;; `emacs-version' is a constant, so we shouldn't change it with `setq'.
(defconst emacs-version
(format "%s.%d"
emacs-version (if versions (1+ (apply 'max versions)) 1)))))
;; A constant, so we shouldn't change it with `setq'.
(defconst emacs-build-number
(if versions (1+ (apply 'max versions)) 1))))
(message "Finding pointers to doc strings...")
......@@ -463,7 +462,7 @@ lost after dumping")))
;; Don't bother adding another name if we're just
;; building bootstrap-emacs.
(equal (last command-line-args) '("bootstrap"))))
(let ((name (concat "emacs-" emacs-version))
(let ((name (format "emacs-%s.%d" emacs-version emacs-build-number))
(exe (if (eq system-type 'windows-nt) ".exe" "")))
(while (string-match "[^-+_.a-zA-Z0-9]+" name)
(setq name (concat (downcase (substring name 0 (match-beginning 0)))
......@@ -151,10 +151,7 @@ Prompts for bug subject. Leaves you in a mail buffer."
(interactive "sBug Subject: ")
;; The syntax `version;' is preferred to `[version]' because the
;; latter could be mistakenly stripped by mailing software.
(if (eq system-type 'ms-dos)
(setq topic (concat emacs-version "; " topic))
(when (string-match "^\\(\\([.0-9]+\\)*\\)\\.[0-9]+$" emacs-version)
(setq topic (concat (match-string 1 emacs-version) "; " topic))))
(setq topic (concat emacs-version "; " topic))
(let ((from-buffer (current-buffer))
(can-insert-mail (or (report-emacs-bug-can-use-xdg-email)
......@@ -44,6 +44,12 @@ This variable first existed in version 19.23.")
(defconst emacs-build-time (if emacs-build-system (current-time))
"Time at which Emacs was dumped out, or nil if not available.")
(defconst emacs-build-number 1 ; loadup.el may increment this
"The build number of this version of Emacs.
This is an integer that increments each time Emacs is built in a given
directory (without cleaning). This is likely to only be relevant when
developing Emacs.")
(defvar motif-version-string)
(defvar gtk-version-string)
(defvar ns-version-string)
......@@ -56,8 +62,9 @@ Don't use this function in programs to choose actions according
to the system configuration; look at `system-configuration' instead."
(interactive "P")
(let ((version-string
(format "GNU Emacs %s (%s%s%s%s)%s"
(format "GNU Emacs %s (build %s, %s%s%s%s)%s"
(cond ((featurep 'motif)
(concat ", " (substring motif-version-string 4)))
......@@ -2607,7 +2607,12 @@ This is nil during initialization. */);
Vemacs_copyright = build_string (emacs_copyright);
DEFVAR_LISP ("emacs-version", Vemacs_version,
doc: /* Version numbers of this version of Emacs. */);
doc: /* Version numbers of this version of Emacs.
This has the form: MAJOR.MINOR[.MICRO], where MAJOR/MINOR/MICRO are integers.
MICRO is only present in unreleased development versions,
and is not especially meaningful. Prior to Emacs 26.1, an extra final
component .BUILD is present. This is now stored separately in
`emacs-build-number'. */);
Vemacs_version = build_string (emacs_version);
DEFVAR_LISP ("report-emacs-bug-address", Vreport_emacs_bug_address,
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