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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Digester 2.1 based on RC1
Date Sun, 12 Sep 2010 15:24:53 GMT
On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 7:20 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12 September 2010 08:09, Simone Tripodi <simone.tripodi@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Seb,
>> thanks for the feedbacks, my fault: I misunderstood the tag creation,
>> I manually forced the -RCn postfix :( So now 2 questions to increase
>> my knowledge:
>>
>> 1) shall the /DIGESTER_2_1_RC1/ tag be deleted? I'd say 'yes' but
>> waiting for your confirmation.
>
> If it no longer has any use, it can be deleted.
>
> In this case the tag was used for a vote, so I'd leave deletion until
> after the release process completes.
> The tag may be useful for comparison purposes.
>
<snip/>

Yes, there is no rush to delete. I tend to leave all RC tags in SVN
(as you can tell by looking at the tags directory).


>> 2) if an RCn fails, when releasing an RCn+1, the tag dir has o be
>> deleted and recreated, right?
>
> Ideally tags are a fixed version and are never recreated.
>
<snap/>

Indeed.


> So I would create the new tag, and later delete the old tag.
>
<snip/>

Caveat being retain the tag for the successful RC since you're using
the release plugin (for <scm> bits).

-Rahul

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