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From Sean Busbey <bus...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Retiring EOL branches
Date Sat, 13 Feb 2016 04:39:43 GMT
I've been tracking some of these in HBASE-15006. Now that branch deletion
is enabled again, I'd love to start crossing them off.

On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 11:16 AM, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org> wrote:

> Devs,
> How are we handling the retirement of old release lines? ASF policy
> now requires all release tags be "permanent/archival", which is enforced by
> pushing them to the 'rel' space. From my perspective, that means everything
> else that's no longer under active development can be deleted. As a recent
> example, Enis has declared 1.0.x to be concluded, so by that reasoning we
> can drop branch-1.0 (assuming the release tags have hit rel, of course).
> I haven't done a recent audit, but I think we have a bunch of old branches
> from the SVN days that no longer see activity. They're not hurting
> anything, but I think keeping the branch set limited to active release
> lines will help make it clear where to focus energy, especially in light of
> recent discussion on the time commitments of backporting issues. Anyone who
> wants to post-facto make a release from a retired line will still have the
> tag to work from.
> Thoughts?
> -n


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