Weird version in build output

I’m working on building VTK 8.2, and for some reason, the final files that get built have a version number of 8.90, which I don’t quite understand. Any idea on what may cause this?

VTK master version is labelled as 8.90 to indicate that it contains many changes, so it is closer to the next major version (9.0) than to the previous released version (8.2).

Ohhhhhhh. That explains it. And now looking at the script I ran I am indeed pulling master.

What’s the timeframe for vtk9?

I don’t think we have a timeframe yet. It’s just that the new build system basically is known to warrant a major version bump, but taking 9.0 today means that the final release is in a questionable state about version comparisons.