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From Michael Busch <busch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Lucene 3.0.0 RC1
Date Sun, 15 Nov 2009 22:36:33 GMT
I think it's okay to create a branch now and agree on a code freeze 
(except severe bugs or doc patches) on the branch once the first RC is out.

And yes, discouraging big commits on trunk during the freeze is always a 
good idea.

  Michael

On 11/15/09 1:42 PM, Mark Miller wrote:
> The reason I created the branch at the last minute was because the 2.9
> release was so large. Having to commit the release check/fix flurry of
> activity against trunk and a branch would have been quite a pain. The
> hope was also to keep devs on making the release right, rather than
> continue with trunk dev. I don't think we have the same concern with 3.0
> though. You can really do whatever makes sense with consensus - I waited
> to create the branch because I brought up the concern on the list and
> got agreement without any disagreement. It was a one time discussion for
> 2.9 though - I wouldn't feel bound by anything that happened during the
> 2.9 release for 3.0.
>
> - Mark
>
> Uwe Schindler wrote:
>    
>> Hallo Committers,
>>
>> I want to start the release process tomorrow. The question:
>>
>> Mark Miller created the branch after the release of 2.9.0, but the release
>> TODO says, that I should create the branch before the first RC. Robert also
>> wanted this today, because it would allow us to work for 3.1, while the
>> release process of 3.0 is running (but please no heavy commits like touching
>> all tests for junit4, it makes merging bugfixes to 3.0 and 2.9 harder).
>>
>> So I would branch 3.0 tomorrow, so bug fixes in the RC must be also done on
>> the branch. I will also change the version numbers in trunk (3.1-dev) and
>> create a new trunk-BW-branch (30_bw_tests, also remove the Java 1.4 switch
>> for compiling BW branch).
>>
>> Uwe
>>
>> -----
>> Uwe Schindler
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>> http://www.thetaphi.de
>> eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de
>>
>>
>>
>>
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