Livecode engine version numbers v/s build numbers

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Livecode engine version numbers v/s build numbers

Post by ramav » Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:25 am

Hi all: I am returning to LC dev after a long hiatus, so excuse me if this information has been posted in the interim an obvious place:
I am not sure which version of the LC engine I am using. When I look at About, I get something like LiveCode 8.1.1 | Build 14008, whereas the downloads link uses numbers like LiveCode 8.1.1 Indy edition STABLE, etc. How can I make absolutely sure that I am using a stable build and not some release candidate RC or DP build? Is here a master cross-referenced list of commit and build numbers somewhere? Thanks for the info...

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Re: Livecode engine version numbers v/s build numbers

Post by richmond62 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:46 pm

I am always very careful to get my LiveCode downloads from here: http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/
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where downloads are ALWAYS very accurately labelled as to whether they are
STABLE, Release Candidates or Developer Previews.

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Re: Livecode engine version numbers v/s build numbers

Post by LiveCode_Panos » Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:18 pm

If you type in the message box "put the version", you will see if you are currently running a DP or an RC or a stable version:

e.g.

--> 9.0.0-dp-4
--> 8.1.2-rc-1
--> 8.1.2

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Re: Livecode engine version numbers v/s build numbers

Post by Klaus » Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:25 pm

Or just take a look at the filename of the app/exe! :D
If it does not contain any rcX or dpX then it is a stable version.

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