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From ChadDavis <chadmichaelda...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: branch or tag
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2009 18:58:09 GMT
But that explains why the 1.6 branch, that I check out, has SNAPSHOT
artifact names in the pom?

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:19 AM, Alexander Klimetschek
<aklimets@day.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 01:44, ChadDavis <chadmichaeldavis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> If I want to checkout a certain version of a release, say 1.6, to
>> peruse and build in my local workspace.  Should I checkout from
>> branch/1.6 or tag/1.6?  I assume it's tag, but I'm not accustomed to
>> an organized build process ;)
>>
>> Isn't the branch/1.6 an moving target?  I.e. this is where bug fixes
>> and other maintenance development get's done.
>>
>> And isn't the tag/1.6 a frozen code snapshot?
>
> Releases are tagged under jackrabbit/tags/<version-number> and must
> not change (although svn wouldn't prevent modification of that
> "folder").
>
> Branches are there for additional patch releases (eg. 1.6.x) and thus
> are a moving target, eg. the 1.5 branch at
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/jackrabbit/branches/1.5/ had quite a
> lot of releases, up to 1.5.7 by now. See
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/jackrabbit/tags/
>
> 1.6 didn't yet have a patch release.
>
> Regards,
> Alex
>
> --
> Alexander Klimetschek
> alexander.klimetschek@day.com
>

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