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From "Daniel Shahaf" <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Are you brave enough to manage a Subversion release?
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 03:12:05 GMT
On Tue, Jan 3, 2012, at 21:07, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 3, 2012, at 16:11, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> >> written a lot of tooling and docs surrounding our release process.
> >> I'd like to give somebody relatively unfamiliar with that environment
> >> a chance to go through the process, to ensure all the required
> >> information is properly recorded.  I'm happy to do some handholding as
> > ...
> >> responsiveness to the community, familiarity with the project
> >> guidelines, and the ability and patience to herd cats / push string /
> >
> > Secondly, as you say, there are two separate parts to the RM role: one
> > is the technical part --- creating tags, signing tarballs, sending
> > release announcement emails --- but the other is the community part ---
> > perhaps most obviously sending the periodical "Shall we roll a release
> > next week?" mails.
> 
> Correct, and there's no inalterable law that dictates that these have
> to be the same person.  Historically for Subversion they have been,
> though, and given the size of our development community, I think it's
> a good pattern to maintain.  (Although the technical bits can become
> increasingly scripted.

And I'll be happy to help with this.  Perhaps whoever rolls 1.7.3 can do
so in a script(1) session?

> )


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