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From Deng Ching <och...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Re-using version numbers (was: Re: [VOTE] Release Archiva 1.2.2 (Take 2))
Date Tue, 01 Sep 2009 05:59:01 GMT
Thanks Wendy! I'm sorry I got confused with the versioning, I actually had
that dilemma of whether to discard 1.2.2 and move on to 1.2.3 but I didn't
see anything in the old threads. I should have just asked on the list :)

-Deng

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com> wrote:

> IMO It's a fundamental Maven thing, nothing to do with what other
> projects have decided... once a release exists, it is never changed.
> The release process is on a wiki, so this was just a heads up that I
> made a change.  I'm not usually the one doing the work around here, so
> feel free to change it back (but I'll probably forget and complain
> every time it happens.)  -Wendy
>
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Brett Porter<brett@apache.org> wrote:
> > On 31/08/2009, at 2:18 AM, Wendy Smoak wrote:
> >
> >> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 3:31 AM, Deng Ching<oching@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> The staging repository where the binaries, including the sources,
> >>> signatures
> >>> and checksums, is here:
> >>>
> >>> http://vmbuild.apache.org/archiva/repository/staged-archiva/
> >>
> >> I'm having that uncomfortable "Do I have the *right* 1.2.2?" feeling.
> >> It looks like 1.2.2 was made available for download on Aug 24th and
> >> replaced on Aug 27th.  That means we potentially have two different
> >> 1.2.2's floating around out there.
> >>
> >> I added a line to the release process wiki advising against re-using
> >> version numbers after a version has been made available for public
> >> download.  IMO we should have just moved on to 1.2.3 after a blocking
> >> issue was found in 1.2.2.  Version numbers are free. :)
> >
> > While that process was adopted in Continuum, it has never been adopted
> here.
> > Are you suggesting we change the release process in a similar way?
> >
> > You can check if you got the right one by checking the checksums or
> > signatures against the current distribution site. Perhaps we can bake the
> > SVN revision and time/date in as well...
> >
> > - Brett
> >
> >
>

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