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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: can someone add 10.8.2.0
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 13:50:46 GMT
On 6/21/11 6:19 AM, Kristian Waagan wrote:
> On 21.06.11 14:44, Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> On 6/20/11 1:04 PM, Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:23 PM, Rick Hillegas
>>> <rick.hillegas@oracle.com> wrote:
>>>> On 6/20/11 11:52 AM, Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> Can one of those with sufficient karma add 10.8.2.0 to the list of
>>>>> releases in JIRA?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Myrna
>>>>>
>>>> Hi Myrna,
>>>>
>>>> What would the new release number be used for? Is there any difference
>>>> between 10.8.2.0 and the current head-of-branch marker (10.8.1.4)?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> -Rick
>>>>
>>> This would be for the bug fix release planned for September. We
>>> typically increase the 3rd digit for those, I thought.
>>> Right now, I only wanted to assign placeholder task for it...there's
>>> no difference yet between top of the 10.8 branch.
>>>
>>> D'you think we should hold off creating this version # because it
>>> might be confusing?
>> People may be a little puzzled about when to use 10.8.1.4 vs. when to
>> use 10.8.2.0, particularly for the "fixed in" field. My inclination
>> would be to not create a 10.8.2.0 release id at this time. Instead, you
>> can rename 10.8.1.4 to be 10.8.2.0 just before you create the first RC.
>
> +1 from a bug reporting perspective, especially since JIRA provides a 
> way to easily handle this (rename/merge).
> The downside may be that it is harder to mark something as "due" for 
> the future maintenance release, but I don't think we have been doing 
> that a lot (?).
>
> Although not a big deal, maybe filters are affected too?
> (i.e. the RM must currently use version 10.8.1.4, but when 10.8.2.0 is 
> created the filters must be updated?)
I'm comfortable with draft release notes which say 10.8.1.4. The switch 
to 10.8.2.0 can happen just before the RC is built.

Thanks,
-Rick
>
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