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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Where did the 1.1 branch go?!?!
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2006 21:19:05 GMT
David Blevins wrote:
> On Jun 15, 2006, at 11:55 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>> David Blevins wrote:
>>> On Jun 15, 2006, at 11:18 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>>>> David Jencks wrote:
>>>>> -0.5 to copying branches/1.1 to branches/1.1.x and then copying or 
>>>>> moving to tags/1.1.x  Since ONLY BUG FIXES can possibly be added 
>>>>> to branches/1.1, this should not cause problems.  The release 
>>>>> manager gets say over what goes into a release, they can revert 
>>>>> changes they don't want in the release.  I think the copy to 
>>>>> branches/1.1.x just adds steps for no gain.
>>>> I would upgrade this to a -1 on my part.
>>> Think you're getting kind of nit-picky on what you think is easiest 
>>> for a release manager to do.  I'd rather see us simply agree on what 
>>> the end result should be.
>>> IMHO, if a release manager wants to copy into a temp location while 
>>> they finalize the release (which can take days) to remove the risk 
>>> of having to roll back accidental changes, that's fine.
>> While I agree with your statements, I think that the point that DJ 
>> and I were trying to make was that there is no need for a 
>> branches/1.1.x branch as a temp location if no one is modifying 
>> branches/1.1.  This is the case if we only put bug fixes into 1.x 
>> branches.
> Then you both missed the beginning of this thread where Aaron was 
> saying "i want to update branches/1.1 with a fix for 1.1.1, where did 
> it go?"  The issue is, we haven't released 1.1 yet and no one should 
> be updating that source till then.
> Hence the idea to copy 1.1 aside as 1.1.0 so the activities of 
> creating, voting, and shipping 1.1 (which take about a week) could 
> happen in parallel to bug fixing 1.1.1. 

That sounds really dangerous to me.

We're adding fixes to a release that hasn't gone out yet?


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