[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #18201: Verify updates with md5 checks

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#18201: Verify updates with md5 checks
 Reporter:  nacin            |       Owner:
     Type:  feature request  |      Status:  new
 Priority:  low              |   Milestone:  3.7
Component:  Upgrade/Install  |     Version:
 Severity:  normal           |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                   |

Comment (by pento):

 Replying to [comment:17 dd32]:
 > The Auto-Updates API responses are currently returning
 `3.7-alpha-20130912` as the version number, if we could get the nightly
 builds script to update the $wp_version field to either a date, or an up-
 to-date revision, I'm sure we can make it happen. The major problem at
 present is that 1 version string can refer to any build in the last week
 or so normally..

 I'm 100% in favour of the nightly build script updating `$wp_version`. I'd
 use the revision number, as that also matches up to a know state of the

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/18201#comment:18>
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