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From "Bill Stoddard" <>
Subject Re: Bumping tags
Date Tue, 30 Apr 2002 13:17:41 GMT

> > > It looks like you picked up practically all the changes.  Why not just
> > > retag 2.0.37?
> I'm +1 for this...
> > You mean, tag HEAD as 2.0.37?
> > I didn't want to do that since there were changes I didn't want in there.
> > Practically all the changes is just about right ;)
> Well then why are the patches in the tree??? I'm not sure I like the idea of
> tagging and then tagging just some files. Seems like if we haven't got a
> stable HEAD we shouldn't be tagging. We got into this whole business of
> tagging often as a way of avoiding having this sort of thing. Ifw e tagged
> and it wasn't stable, who cares. Just retag when it is and move on...
> This seems to be a growing trend and one I think we should stop.

I disagree.  I see a lot of value in managing a release by tagging then selectively
picking up showstopper fixes. And the RM should make the decision if this is the way he
wants to get the release out.


> david

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