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From Andi Vajda <>
Subject Re: version issue ?
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2006 00:16:36 GMT

On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Doug Cutting wrote:

> Andi Vajda wrote:
>> The announcement about the Java Lucene 1.9 final release was made today but 
>> common-build.xml stills lists "1.9-rc1-dev" for the "version" property both 
>> on the 1.9 branch and on the trunk. Is this an oversight ?
> I wouldn't read too much into it.  It's convenient to have trunk and the 1.9 
> branch synchronized as long as possible.  Said another way, it's inconvenient 
> when they diverge, since merging becomes harder.
> I made the 1.9 release yesterday, then waited 24 hours for it to get 
> mirrorred.  Today I announced it to the developer list.  If no problems are 
> reported, then tomorrow I'll announce it to the user list.  Once it's really 
> out the door and we should start moving trunk to 2.0.  We could start doing 
> that now, since we have a branch, and it probably wouldn't cause any 
> inconvenience.  This is a long way of saying that the version number in trunk 
> will probably change to 2.0-dev tomorrow.
> If we end up making changes in the 1.9 branch, with the intent of making a 
> 1.9.1 release, then we should update the version in that branch to be 
> 1.9.1-dev.  We could do that now if we like, but I probably won't bother to 
> do it until I apply a patch to that branch.

Understood. What threw me off was the 'rc1-dev' part of the version on the 
branch. I'd expect it to say 1.9 or 1.9-final since the .jar files produced 
by a 1.9 branch checkout all say 1.9-rc1-dev even though the branch is past 
that now.


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