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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Release clean-up (delete ALL the branches!)
Date Tue, 07 May 2013 18:50:32 GMT
+1

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 8:35 PM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
> +1
>
> On 7 May 2013 19:34, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> Devs,
>>
>> We're switching over to time-based releases.
>>
>> I took a moment to review our existing release branches today, and I have
>> prepared a list of recommendations for you. Please review these and give me
>> feedback.
>>
>> By "drop support" I mean "make official" and while this is ostensibly the
>> case for a few of these, what I _really_ mean is "delete the branch". I see
>> no reason to keep this stuff around. It would make my life a lot easier if
>> we could clean this stuff up.
>>
>> I'm not a Git expert, so I am relying on someone to sanity check this.
>> Remember: if we ever want to patch up a security issue in an unsupported
>> release, we will be issuing a patch. So I am assuming what we'll want to do
>> is patch against the last tag for that release line. No need for the branch
>> at all as far as I can tell.
>>
>> If nobody objects in 72 hours, I will assume lazy consensus and proceed.
>>
>> ## 0.10.x line and before
>>
>> Really old stuff.
>>
>> Recommendation:
>>
>>  * Drop support of these release lines
>>  * Delete the branches
>>
>> ## 0.11.x line
>>
>> First release: March 2010 (three years old)
>>
>> Unreleased changes:
>>
>>   * Fix for frequently edited documents in multi-master deployments being
>>     duplicated in _changes and _all_docs.
>>
>> Recommendation:
>>
>>  * Do not release these changes
>>  * Drop support of this release line
>>  * Delete the branch
>>
>> ## 1.0.x line
>>
>> First release: July 2010 (three years old)
>>
>> No unreleased changes.
>>
>> Recommendation:
>>
>>  * Drop support of this release line
>>  * Delete the branch
>>
>> ## 1.1.x line
>>
>> First release: July 2011 (two years old)
>>
>> No unreleased changes.
>>
>> Recommendation:
>>
>>  * Drop support of this release line
>>  * Delete the branch
>>
>> ## 1.2.x line
>>
>> First release: April 2012 (one year old)
>>
>> No unreleased changes.
>>
>> 1.3.x line is backwards compatible with 1.2.x.
>>
>> Recommendation:
>>
>>  * Drop support of this release line
>>  * Delete the branch
>>
>> ## 1.3.x line
>>
>> First release: April 2013 (one month old)
>>
>> Unreleased changes:
>>
>>  * Whatever bugfixes are on master or in branches right now.
>>
>> Recommendation:
>>
>>  * Release 1.3.1 this month.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> --
>> NS

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