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Subject svn commit: r1489671 - /commons/cms-site/trunk/content/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2013 23:22:25 GMT
Author: sebb
Date: Tue Jun  4 23:21:32 2013
New Revision: 1489671

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Modified: commons/cms-site/trunk/content/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml
--- commons/cms-site/trunk/content/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml (original)
+++ commons/cms-site/trunk/content/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml Tue Jun  4 23:21:32 2013
@@ -465,6 +465,7 @@
         Do NOT check the updated workspace back into the development trunk.
         It's important to only have SNAPSHOT versions in trunk; only tags should have non-SNAPSHOT
+        Also, by leaving trunk unchanged, nothing needs to be reverted if the RC vote fails
and the Rc needs to be re-rolled.
       <h4>Maven Release Plugin<a name="Maven_Release_Plugin"></a></h4>
         <p>When using the release plugin, please verify that your poms will not lose
content when they are rewritten during the
@@ -487,6 +488,12 @@
       mvn release:prepare
+      <p>
+        The Maven release:prepare goal updates the trunk tag to the next SNAPSHOT release.

+        If the RC vote fails, this will need to be reverted before re-rolling the RC.
+        (the manual method described above avoids this problem)
+      </p>
     <subsection name="Create the Release Candidate">

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