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From BJ Freeman <bjf...@free-man.net>
Subject Re: New Release Branch
Date Sun, 01 Mar 2009 11:21:33 GMT
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http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBADMIN/Release+Plan
Make the release branch. then do the work listed.
the patches can be applied to both the trunk and the release branch.
A period where the branch is run through it paces.
either manually or though the Junits.


Bruno Busco sent the following on 2/28/2009 11:04 PM:
> Hi,
> I think from this moment we should consider to stop adding new
> features in the trunk until we create the release branch.
> What do you think?
> It is hopeful that the 9.3 will be created soon. Lots of users are
> waiting to sit on it (including me ;-).
> 
> IMO there is no reason to wait longer. If, from this moment on, we
> will take care of committing bug fixes to the trunk in separate
> commits from improvement it will quite easy to merge them to the
> release branch.
> 
>>>From the JIRA release 9.3 roadmap:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OFBIZ/fixforversion/12313602
> I see three issues needs to be closed before releasing.
> 
> Any update?
> 
> -Bruno
> 
> 
> 2009/2/23 Jacques Le Roux <jacques.le.roux@les7arts.com>:
>> Personally I'd like to see all security issues solved before a new release.
>> There also are some other things I have not in head just right now (Colors
>> and localisation for the calendar is one of them)
>> Anyway if we are sure we will be able to fix all security issues before
>> freezing this release (hey, I did not say 9.3 ;o) I think it
>> should be ok.
>> By this last sentence I mean we may create a branch in march 2009. But this
>> will not imply that the release will be numbered 9.3.
>> Remember Ubuntu 6.06 should have been 6.04 ...
>>
>> Jacques
>>
>> From: "Bruno Busco" <bruno.busco@gmail.com>
>>> Why postpone it?
>>> Will we not be able to close this in february/march?
>>>
>>>
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&pid=12310500&fixfor=12313602&resolution=-1&sorter/field=issuekey&sorter/order=DESC
>>>
>>> -Bruno
>>>
>>> 2009/2/23 Jacques Le Roux <jacques.le.roux@les7arts.com>:
>>>> In Ubuntu world they use LTS concept (Long Time Support) which means 5
>>>> (yes
>>>> five!) years of guaranteed support on these specific versions (there are
>>>> already 2 of them : 6.06 and 8.04).
>>>> Of course OFBiz is not an OS and I think we will never support a release
>>>> 5
>>>> years (how could we do with the lack of manpower we still have despite of
>>>> all wonderful efforts we have seen taking place since the beginning of
>>>> this
>>>> project).
>>>> So I guess we will simply have releases (or versions, like 9.3, but I
>>>> guess
>>>> we will postpone its release, hence the number will change) and the trunk
>>>> as
>>>> it's already done.
>>>> In one word a version will be
>>>> either
>>>>  trunk.releaseNumber
>>>> either
>>>>  versionNumber.releaseNumber (like 9.3.999999)
>>>>
>>>> Note that the footer shows already this information if you run the ant
>>>> svninfo target after your build
>>>>
>>>> If we are all ok with this description (David?) I could add this to
>>>> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBADMIN/Release+Plan
>>>> And I think we should at least update title in
>>>> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBIZ/OFBiz+4.X+and+5.0
>>>>
>>>> HTH
>>>>
>>>> Jacques
>>>>
>>>> From: "BJ Freeman" <bjfree@free-man.net>
> interesting. so how do you denote a minor release or update?
> 
> Bruno Busco sent the following on 2/22/2009 3:35 AM:
>>>>>>> Sorry,
>>>>>>> I did not understand your real question.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We have decided to use a release numbering scheme similar to
UBUNTU.
>>>>>>> 9.3 means March 2009
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -Bruno
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 2009/2/22 BJ Freeman <bjfree@free-man.net>:
>>>>>>> so why did ofbiz jump from 4.0 to 9.3?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Bruno Busco sent the following on 2/22/2009 2:59 AM:
>>>>>>>>>> Well,
>>>>>>>>>> the unresolved issues scheduled for 9.3 are:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&pid=12310500&fixfor=12313602&resolution=-1&sorter/field=issuekey&sorter/order=DESC
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> OFBIZ-2133 has a patch ready and is actually waiting
for a review.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> -Bruno
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 2009/2/22 BJ Freeman <bjfree@free-man.net>:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&pid=12310500&fixfor=12313602
>>>>>>>>>> it say release Branch 9.3
>>>>>>>>>> so no 5,6,7, or 8
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>

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