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From Kathey Marsden <kmarsdende...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: What fix version to use for fixes merged to the 10.3 branch?
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2007 17:49:20 GMT
Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
>> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>
>>> Perhaps the disconnect arises from the different patch usage 
>>> patterns at IBM and Sun. It seems to me that IBM tends to not bump 
>>> the patch id when generating a patch, but Sun does. Sun's usage 
>>> implies that, on the eve of building 10.3.2.0, the head of the 10.3 
>>> branch might actually be tagged as 10.3.1.9.
>>
>> What IBM or Sun do is not relevant. Only what happens in the Derby 
>> svn matters.
>>
>> Dan.
>>
> Right. What I am pointing out, however, is that there seem to be two 
> different assumptions current in the community. Some people in the 
> community assume that the release id on the branch will stay pegged at 
> 10.3.1.5  until a release manager builds a bugfix release on the 10.3 
> branch. Other people in the community assume that the patch part of 
> the release id may increment several times before the bugfix release.
>
I thought the fourth digit was supposed to bump everytime a snapshot was 
made.  Unfortunately we don't make many snapshots but I think it would 
be useful to the community as bugfixes go into the maintenance release.

Kathey







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