Alan K. Stebbens


bump-version [options] [VERSION] file ...


The bump-version script increments the version number in the given file.

If VERSION is given, it must be in the format of "num.num".

Use the --list option to see which files have a VERSION string.


--list, -l

List the files that reference version numbers.


Show the entire man page.

--major, -M

Bump the major version

--minor, -m

Bump the minor version

--verbose, -v

Be verbose.

--version, -V

Show the current version and exit.

--norun, -n

Show the comands but do not actually make any changes.


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