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From "Gary Tully" <gary.tu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ release process - two queries
Date Tue, 09 Sep 2008 17:14:39 GMT
have update the release guide, all good. thanks.

2008/9/9 Hiram Chirino <hiram@hiramchirino.com>:
> +1
>
> I think most folks understand that a:
>  * x or x.0 release is a major release, may not be backward compatible
> with previous releases.
>  * x.y or x.y.0 is a minor release with bug fixes some enhancements
> but is backward compatible with x.0
>  * x.y.z is bug fix release which should only contain bug fixes and is
> just used to stabilize the x.y.0 release
>
> but of consistency we should include all 3 number in the release so a
> major would be x.0.0
>
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 11:02 AM, Jim Gomes <e.semog@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Gary,
>> I don't know anything about the ActiveMQ release process, but I will
>> chime-in on the version numbering.  I think the three-digit numbering should
>> be kept.  It makes things very consistent.  I am not a fan of long strings
>> of version numbers, but I think the three digits are the minimum necessary
>> to convey all of the import information about the build.  If we know that
>> there might be minor rev numbers (i.e., the third digit), then that number
>> should always be present for easier sorting/comparison either by a human or
>> a computer.
>>
>> That's my $0.02.0 cents.  :)
>>
>> - Jim
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 2:32 AM, Gary Tully <gary.tully@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>> In cutting a first release candidate of AMQ 5.2 two small issues arise
>>> that mean a re-cut.
>>>
>>> 1) I accepted the maven release default version numbers, and based of
>>> the parent pom the svn tag is activemq-parent-5.2.
>>> I guess I should have inserted a different value at the prompt during
>>> release to make it activemq-5.2 , but is a little error prone.
>>> I am wondering if the parent pom changed its name to activemq, how
>>> damaging would that be?
>>> From a release perspective, it means that we just hit return (accept
>>> defaults) during the release execution.
>>> Maven activemq dependencies are typically on activemq-core. Would
>>> anyone notice a change to the name of the parent pom?
>>>
>>>
>>> 2) the number of digits in the version number, why the extra 0?
>>> I see 4.1, then 5.1.0, but in the poms, we have 5.2. Has this been
>>> discussed and what is the outcome? I like the idea of keeping the
>>> version digits at a minimum.
>>> 5.1, 5.1.0, 5.1.1 etc. but not 5.1.0.
>>>
>>> FWIW, the current candidate is at:
>>>
>>> http://people.apache.org/~gtully/staging-repos/activemq-5.2/org/apache/activemq/apache-activemq/5.2
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Gary.
>>>
>>
>
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> Hiram
>
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