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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/build httpd_roll_release
Date Thu, 01 Aug 2002 21:28:43 GMT

> > > Even if we don't build it, this is extremely good practice that
the
> folks
> > > rolling and releasing the tarball TAG the apr-iconv tree in sync
with
> > > the current apr and apr-util trees..
> >
> >I completely disagree.  The problem is that the httpd_roll_release
> >script is for rolling httpd releases, not APR releases.  This change
> >doesn't help people realize that they have to tag APR-iconv before
they
> >can release httpd.
> 
> Amazing that we tag APR at all, no?

That APR gets tagged with Apache, is a side-effect of not having
released APR yet, nothing more.  In time, we won't tag APR with an
Apache tag.

> >   I really agree with Cliff, the change to pull
> >apr-iconv out of APR is annoying, and it is going to cause problems.
I
> >understand that it is the "best" solution we have right now, it is
still
> >a bad solution.
> 
> Of course it is bad.  That's why I suggest a separate tarball for
iconv.
> 
> But it doesn't matter, we need trees in-sync, so apr-iconv must be
tagged
> with apr's tags, from here forwards.  If you want to do that as an
rtag,
> that would be fine too.

The other thing, is that httpd_roll_release doesn't do the tag, it
simply checks out the code that has already been tagged.

Ryan



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