I noticed my tags does not filter properly for two-digits tag
e.g. 6.18.1 is shown before 6.2.0,
18 should certainly be after 2 in my version number, although the bitbucket filter consider 1 to be before 2, therefore place 18 before 2 (only the first digit of the tag number is compared to order it)
Is there a workaround, or any update planned ?
Thanks a lot
That issue was created for Bitbucket Server, not Bitbucket Cloud (bitbucket.org). An equivalent issue already existed for Bitbucket Cloud in their issue tracker. I've commented on BSERV-9214 with this correction as well.
When discussing Bitbucket Cloud, issues should be raised here, not in the BSERV project on jira.atlassian.com.
The tags are being ordered alphabetically, so 1 comes before 2. If you get up to 6.20.0, the 0 in 20 will come later than the . in 2.0, so it will be listed after.
Sure, the ordering is obvious to us, but by normal programming standards, "6.18.1" is NOT numeric (it's a series of numbers separated by a character that itself could be numeric). Sure Bitbucket could program a specific exception for version numbers in that format (submit a feature request at jira.atlassian.com if you like), but it's not the only possible version number format out there. The git book itself would use "v6.18.1" for the tag (https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Git-Basics-Tagging), and my company would use "Release6_18_1".
If you want to force the tags to get ordered correctly, you need to predict the maximum number of digits for each part of you version tag, and 0-pad appropriately (06.18.001 and 06.02.000 would get ordered the way you want)
Thank you Seth for the detailed answered, i now understand why they would use it here.
However, I still think the sequencial version numbering is so common nowadays that there would be an option to display the order that way on bitbucket.
I'll follow your advice and submit a request, although considering the relatively low aggregate value that it brings to the table, i'm not really sure it's going to work.
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