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From Fred Moyer <f...@redhotpenguin.com>
Subject Re: Apache::Reload versioning
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:22:12 GMT
I have usually ended up committing the rc number by mistake; hasn't caused
any issues for me over several releases.
On Apr 22, 2015 10:34 AM, "Steve Hay" <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com> wrote:

> The current RELEASE notes for Apache::Reload say that after bumping
> the version number from X.YY-dev to X.YY-rc1 in the Changes file, this
> change should not be committed, and says "(see dev@ archives)" by way
> of an explanation.
>
> However, I have searched the archives and cannot find any explanation
> for this bizarre directive. Does anyone know the reason?
>
> (I'm about to make an RC1 for Apache-Reload so that we can include the
> latest code via an official release into the forthcoming
> mod_perl-2.0.9.)
>
> For the record, when I made Apache-Test-1.39, I *did* commit the -rc1
> edit to the Changes file since there was no instruction not to in that
> case. I cannot see that any harm has come from it, nor how it could do
> in the future.
>
> We don't bother tagging release candidates, but it might help someone
> in the future looking back through the svn history to see which
> commits represented different RCs, if anyone is interested.
>
> Unless I'm overlooking something that anyone can shed some light on
> then I will remove the instruction from Apache-Reload before making
> RC1.
>
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