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Subject svn commit: r1305351 - /subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:35:33 GMT
Author: stsp
Date: Mon Mar 26 13:35:32 2012
New Revision: 1305351

* publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html: Explain how to roll a -deps
   tarball for 1.6.x releases.


Modified: subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html
--- subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html (original)
+++ subversion/site/publish/docs/community-guide/releasing.part.html Mon Mar 26 13:35:32 2012
@@ -719,6 +719,16 @@ PATH="/opt/svnrm/bin:$PATH" ./
 When is done you'll have tarballs within the
 <tt>/opt/svnrm/deploy</tt> directory.</p> 
+<p>For 1.6.x releases, a -deps tarball must be created that contains the
+set of default dependencies. Use the <a
+></a> script to create it. Before creating the
+-deps tarballs, check if newer stable releases of the dependencies exist,
+and adjust version numbers in the script if necessary. Please be conservative
+when upgrading the default dependencies for 1.6.x. We want the -deps tarball
+to contain bug fixes that were made since the last Subversion-1.6.x release
+but avoid upgrading dependencies to new release lines that add new features.</p>
 <p>Test one or both of the tarballs:</p>

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