Windows binaries: Wrong version numbers?

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Marsu42
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Windows binaries: Wrong version numbers?

Post by Marsu42 » 2015-03-06T09:38:57-07:00

I recently downloaded an IM update from http://www.imagemagick.org/download/binaries/ with date "28-Feb-2015" and the filename...

ImageMagick-6.9.0-9-Q8-x64-dll.exe

... but the actual version number from "convert -version" is ...

Version: ImageMagick 6.9.0-8 Q8 x64 2015-02-21

It took me some time to realize because I wanted to test a new bugfix supposedly implemented with the 6.9.0-8 beta (see viewtopic.php?f=2&t=27071#p119878).

Alas, the bugfix doesn't seem to be included, probably because the actual binary inside the package is older than the package version number. It would be nice if you'd keep these in sync to avoid confusion and wasted time on the users' part...

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Re: Windows binaries: Wrong version numbers?

Post by pipitas » 2015-03-06T11:39:49-07:00

See also, from 2-3 weeks ago:
to which, unfortunately, no-one has responded yet. Seems our much appreciated IM developers are too busy currently with other more important or more interesting stuff.. :)

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[SOLVED] Re: Windows binaries: Wrong version numbers?

Post by glennrp » 2015-03-06T12:21:53-07:00

I believe version 6.9.0-8 was not published, so 6.9.0-8 and 6.9.0-9 are the same except for the incorrect filename. Look at the ChangeLog.

EDIT: It's straightened out now; 6.9.0-10 has been released and its ChangeLog explains the confusion.

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