I need to know the version control system Oracle follows. For example, what does Oracle Ver 184.108.40.206 stand for? Basically what changes fall under which .0.3.2? I need to know the configuration management procedure, i.e. which change would go to which level of the dot. For example, a version change from 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 would mean a logical change on the basic Ver 8. What would a GUI-level change reflect as? I think they go up to four places (22.214.171.124.1).
The version number is actually composed of 5 digits:
Eg: 126.96.36.199.1 where:
- 8 is the Version
- 0 is the Release
- 3 is the Patchset
- 1 is the Patch number
- 1 is the Build number (Internal use only)
Each Oracle product will follow this scheme for versioning. So, if you're using a GUI tool (like Enterprise Manager or Oracle Forms), the GUI would not change physically unless there is a version or possibly a release change.
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