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From jean-frederic clere <jfcl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Time to organise svn
Date Fri, 05 Oct 2007 08:56:51 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Mark Thomas wrote:
>> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>> Actually, the way it typically works at httpd-space (which your new
>>> policy is based on) is that you would next create 6.1.0 as a forever
>>> development branch.  Committers apply each patch they believe belongs
>>> to the 6.2.0 release, and things are removed and readded as various
>>> votes and discussions proceed.
>> OK. I think I have it now. Does the the following make more sense?
>>
>> svn cp https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.1.x/trunk
>>
>> svn cp https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/trunk
>>
>> and then
>> - Make all changes in trunk (CTR)
>> - Port those API changes we want in 6.2.x from trunk to 6.1.x (RTC)
>> - A beta release of 6.1.x
>> - Once we are happy with 6.1.x, freeze it, create 6.2.x and do a
>> stable release
>> - Continue to port non-API modifying changes from trunk to 6.2.x as RTC
>> - At some point in the future, trunk is branched to form 6.3.x which
>> is used as the basis for 6.4.x or 7.0.x
> 
> Yup, my only kibitz would be that you /might/ want to consider deferring
> the creation of trunk for a week to copy it from 6.1.x. in order to let
> people catch up with the backlog of patches, without having to apply them
> in /both/ places at once :)

The best is to start from a tagged version of tc-6.0.x.

Cheers

Jean-Frederic

> 
> Bill
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