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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Strange GEP branch versions.
Date Fri, 05 Nov 2010 13:55:46 GMT

On Nov 5, 2010, at 6:36 AM, Shawn Jiang wrote:

> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/geronimo/devtools/eclipse-plugin/branches/
> 
>    * ..
>    * 2.1.7/
>    * 2.2.1/
> 
> Is there any special reasons that we have to use this kind of version way ?
> 
> I think we should name them 2.1 and 2.2 instead of 2.1.7 and 2.2.1.
> Upgrade the branch name for each release will lose the full svn
> history view of a branch.

I don't know why. The svn history is preserved in all of the files, but would agree that it's
awkward. I don't see a problem w/ a branches/2.1 or branches/2.2. It certainly works for our
server/branches. You can always copy to a branches/2.1.7 for final release preparation, if
needed.

--kevan
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