Commit a71afd47 authored by Michele Tartara's avatar Michele Tartara
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Allow alpha versions not to have an entry in the NEWS file

Alpha versions are still under heavy development, and can therefore not have an
entry in the NEWS file yet. The entry will have to be added before switching to
the first beta version.

Partially fixes Issue 448
Signed-off-by: default avatarMichele Tartara <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarKlaus Aehlig <>
parent 00734cae
# Copyright (C) 2010 Google Inc.
# Copyright (C) 2010,2013 Google Inc.
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
......@@ -31,8 +31,8 @@ case "$version" in
# Format "x.y.z"
$numpat.$numpat.$numpat) : ;;
# Format "x.y.z~rcN" or "x.y.z~betaN" for N > 0
$numpat.$numpat.$numpat~@(rc|beta)[1-9]*([0-9])) : ;;
# Format "x.y.z~rcN" or "x.y.z~betaN" or "x.y.z~alphaN" for N > 0
$numpat.$numpat.$numpat~@(rc|beta|alpha)[1-9]*([0-9])) : ;;
echo "Invalid version format: $version" >&2
......@@ -42,10 +42,17 @@ esac
readonly newsver="Version ${version/\~/ }"
if ! grep -q -x "$newsver" $newsfile
# Only alpha versions are allowed not to have their own NEWS section yet
set +e
FOUND=x`echo $version | grep "alpha[1-9]*[0-9]$"`
set -e
if [ $FOUND == "x" ]
if ! grep -q -x "$newsver" $newsfile
echo "Unable to find heading '$newsver' in NEWS" >&2
exit 1
exit 0
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