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Version numbers and release schedules
Barefoot versions consist of three numbers in the
format A.B.C. These numbers carry the following meaning:
- A.x.x - Architecture
The first number will remain 1 for the foreseeable
future. A change would signify extensive changes, such as a
change in architecture, a full redesign or rewrite.
- x.B.x - Major release
The second number is increased for each major release. A major
release might introduce new features, behavior and include
changes to the syntax of the configuration files.
- x.x.C - Bug fix release
The third number is incremented for each bug fix release. These
releases contain mainly bug fixes to the corresponding major
releases, but may also introduce minor new features. Changes to
the configuration file syntax will only be made if this cannot be
avoided. Code changes between bug fix releases are kept at a
A major release will be supported with bug fix releases until the the
next major release becomes available, and for at least one year after
Barefoot 1.4.x release
From the 1.4.0 release, the same major release version numbers
are used for both Barefoot and Dante to show the version of the
underlying code base.
The first Barefoot 1.4.x release was published in Q2 2012.
This version will remain supported at least until January 28, 2015.
- 2014-01-27: Barefoot 1.4.1
- 2012-05-16: Barefoot 1.4.0
Barefoot 1.0.x release
The first Barefoot 1.0.x release was published in Q1 2011. This major
release will remain supported until December 31, 2012.
- 2011-05-23: Barefoot 1.0.0 -
- 2011-03-31: Barefoot 1.0.0-pre1 -