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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: the beta bit
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2006 19:25:45 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:
> I'm getting dangerously close to building a beta candidate from the new
> branch. However, I'm confused about release numbering and the beta bit.
> 
> 1) If no one objects, I'd like to change my mind and call this candidate
> 10.2.0.5 beta. For purely esthetic reasons, I'd like to shoot for
> calling the first release candidate 10.2.1.0.
> 
> 2) And now for the beta flag. The instructions at
> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbySnapshotOrRelease tell me to make
> sure the beta flag is set to true in release.properties. It turns out
> that the flag is already set to true. When I build, the resulting
> sysinfo claims that the code is alpha, not beta. The release id is
> "10.2.0.5 alpha - (430831:430834)". This looks peculiar. What file needs
> to be tweeked to give this a beta rather than an alpha name?

The zero in the third position forces alpha.

Covered here:

http://db.apache.org/derby/papers/versionupgrade.html

So I think you need 10.2.1.x beta

Dan.


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