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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: svn commit: r742512 - /db/derby/code/branches/10.4/tools/ant/properties/release.properties
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2009 18:42:34 GMT
Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 6:09 AM,  <rhillegas@apache.org> wrote:
>   
>> Author: rhillegas
>> Date: Mon Feb  9 14:09:56 2009
>> New Revision: 742512
>>
>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=742512&view=rev
>> Log:
>> Bump the fourth digit of the 10.4 release id.
>>
>> Modified:
>>    db/derby/code/branches/10.4/tools/ant/properties/release.properties
>>
>> Modified: db/derby/code/branches/10.4/tools/ant/properties/release.properties
>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/branches/10.4/tools/ant/properties/release.properties?rev=742512&r1=742511&r2=742512&view=diff
>> ==============================================================================
>> --- db/derby/code/branches/10.4/tools/ant/properties/release.properties (original)
>> +++ db/derby/code/branches/10.4/tools/ant/properties/release.properties Mon Feb 
9 14:09:56 2009
>> @@ -15,10 +15,10 @@
>>
>>  #Wed Apr 16 19:11:46 CEST 2008
>>  major=10
>> -maint=2000001
>> +maint=2000002
>>  drdamaint=0
>>  minor=4
>>  eversion=10.4
>> -copyright.comment=Copyright 1997, 2008 The Apache Software Foundation or its licensors,
as applicable.
>> +copyright.comment=Copyright 1997, 2009 The Apache Software Foundation or its licensors,
as applicable.
>>  beta=false
>>  vendor=The Apache Software Foundation
>>
>>
>>
>>     
>
> Rick,
>
> I don't think you can just bump the version number like this.
>
> I understand it's confusing to customers because Sun has included a
> 10.4.2.1 build as JavaDB. But the official apache release is still
> 10.4.2.0. I saw you And added a 10.4.2.2 as fix version to one bug -
> to be consistent, you should go through all bugs that got fixed in
> 10.4 since Sun's build and mark them 10.4.2.2 also? But don't do that
> yet, let's discuss this first!
>
> Note, I don't personally have a big dependency on 10.4 at the moment,
> but it's the principle of changing policy like this.
>
> Basically, if you don't use an official Apache derby build in your
> product, then the only clue your customers have is the build number.
> I've used this approach for customers that needed bug fixes.
> Kathey and Knut briefly discussed bumping the fourth digit with
> DERBY-3919: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-3919?focusedCommentId=12641912#action_12641912
> Maybe we should extend that discussion?
>
> An alternative to suddently bump the number & still minimize confusion
> for Sun's customers is to call a vote on the 10.4.2.1 as it is now.
>
> Either way, I think you should revert this change until we've discussed it.
>
> Thx,
> Myrna
>   
Hi Myrna,

I have backed out this change since you are not comfortable with it.

Regards,
-Rick

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