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From Alex Moundalexis <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Dev branches reflecting minor/major versions, not bugfixes
Date Mon, 12 May 2014 14:08:05 GMT
Makes sense to me.

To confirm, a bug fix release will just cut from whatever specific commit
is selected by the proposer?

On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Christopher <> wrote:

> Accumulo developers:
> As part of our transition to better versioning standards, and more
> regular releases, with better release planning, I was thinking that
> our development branches should generally reflect an anticipated
> minor/major release version, and not an expected bugfix version. It
> seems to me that we should focus active development on minor/major
> releases, and branch for bugfix releases temporarily, only to push out
> an important bugfix.
> With that in mind, I'd like to change the current 1.6.1-SNAPSHOT to
> 1.7.0-SNAPSHOT in expectation for a forthcoming minor release (we
> would have to discuss what kinds of things we'd want in such a
> release. Minimally, I want ACCUMULO-1691), and the master branch to
> 2.0.0 for development on the next major release.
> If there's any outstanding bugfixes in the 1.6.1-SNAPSHOT branch that
> would warrant a separate bugfix release, I think we should discuss
> them and plan for a 1.6.1 within a month or so (along with a 1.5.2).
> I'd like to discuss this here a bit and see if this makes sense before
> initiating a vote on it.
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II

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