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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: Poliicy proposal.
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2001 01:27:07 GMT
Oh... summary of what I said: Ryan's approach is the right one for now. If
somebody wants to spend some time formalizing APR's release process, then go
for it.

Cheers,
-g

On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 01:58:11PM -0800, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 01:04:16PM -0800, Daniel Rall wrote:
> > Ben Hyde <bhyde@pobox.com> writes:
> > > rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> > >  > On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Ben Hyde wrote:
> > >  > >  > APACHE_2_0 or SUBVERSION_X_Y.
> > >  > > 
> > >  > > I find this weird
> > > 
> > > still
> > [...]
> > >  > as easy as possible.
> > > 
> > > it's weird for tags in apr to named after user's projects.
> > [...]
> > > meanwhile the apr using code should be paranoid
> > > at compile & runtime about what version of apr
> > > they are associating with.
> > > 
> > > sequential fast moving build numbers are good 
> > > for this.
> > 
> > I agree with Ben.  What's the problem with doing another tag of APR
> > whenever one of the two projects driving development needs a tag for
> > its own build?
> 
> APR does not (yet) have its own independent release system. It is not yet
> formally released with its own version numbers and labelling.
> 
> As a further result, none of the clients are including APR based on a
> tarball. They all refer directly to the HEAD and release the APR sources
> bundled directly in.
> 
> Any tags that the clients are placing on the APR tree are merely commentary.
> Something along the lines of "we snapped a release right <here>".
> 
> If somebody wants to take a bit of time and turn the APR release mechanics
> into a formal system, then we can start adjusting the Apache and SVN release
> systems to say "we chose APR 1.0.7 for this release of <FOO>".
> 
> Cheers,
> -g
> 
> -- 
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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