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From Fabian Christ <christ.fab...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Release from branch or make trunk releasable?
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2012 17:47:58 GMT
Any idea, when it would be safe to create the branch?

Am 5. März 2012 18:22 schrieb Fabian Christ <christ.fabian@googlemail.com>:
> Yes, I would create a release tag on the branch.
>
> Am 5. März 2012 17:36 schrieb Alessandro Adamou <adamou@cs.unibo.it>:
>> We're still gonna get a svn tag for the release anyhow, right?
>>
>>
>>
>> On 3/5/12 5:29 PM, Rupert Westenthaler wrote:
>>>
>>> On 05.03.2012, at 15:26, Fabian Christ wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I would like to create a release candidate for a first source release
>>>> of Stanbol.
>>>>
>>>> As some components can not be released because they are not stable or
>>>> have some license issues, I am thinking about creating a branch and
>>>> doing the release from that branch. Otherwise we have to remove every
>>>> component that is not releasable for any reason from the default build
>>>> process.
>>>>
>>> A release branch sounds reasonable to me.
>>>
>>>> Either we keep the trunk releasable and move everything else into
>>>> another Maven profile or we have to work with branches to make
>>>> required changes and remove stuff that should not be released.
>>>>
>>> I would rather like to "remove" some existing Maven profiles as they
>>> create some duplications (e.g. compare the pom.xml of the enhancer
>>> and the stanbol reactor pom.xml).
>>>
>>>> Another problem: For a release all components need to get fixed
>>>> versions (without SNAPSHOT). For a big source release we can not use
>>>> the Maven release plugin for this. I have to set the versions by hand.
>>>> If we do a release from trunk, we need something like a code freeze.
>>>> By releasing from a branch people could keep working on the trunk.
>>>>
>>>> What should we do?
>>>
>>> +1 for branch because I do not like the alternatives.
>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>> - Fabian
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Fabian
>>>> http://twitter.com/fctwitt
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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>>
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>>
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> --
> Fabian
> http://twitter.com/fctwitt



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