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From Igor Galić <i.ga...@brainsware.org>
Subject Re: Tagging JK 1.2.31
Date Thu, 21 Oct 2010 15:47:45 GMT

----- "Rainer Jung" <rainer.jung@kippdata.de> wrote:

> On 21.10.2010 14:48, Mladen Turk wrote:
> > On 10/21/2010 02:29 PM, Rainer Jung wrote:
> >> On 21.10.2010 09:02, Mladen Turk wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>
> >> Hmmm, the problem with the RCs is:
> >>
> >> - either we don't want to change any contents of the release
> between
> >> the last RC and the release. Then the RCs do not contain any
> >> indication that they are actually RCs. So they might circulate and
> >> actually look like an official release.
> >> - or we add RC1 or whatever somewhere to the files and version
> >> strings. Then we have to reroll after the RC finally is approved
> (and
> >> I think to vote again)
> >>
> >
> > Why?
> > I mean tag something like _RC1 if voted fine, just rename the tag
> to
> > release.
> > It will contain the same thing in there no mater what trunk points
> to.
> > If not create fixes in the trunk, create _RC2 tag and iterate
> again.
> >
> > svn mv is just a handy tool for that.
> > If you want't to keep the _RC1 (for what ever reason) then
> > just do a svn cp 1.2.31_RC1 1.2.31
> 
> My point is: once we circulate something, it should be clearly 
> distinguishable from anything else we start to circulate. If the RC 
> doesn't contain in it any indication of RC, you will never be able to
> 
> tell, whether someone is using an RC1, RC2 or final release. All of
> them 
> will identify itself as 1.2.31.
> 
> Previously we circulated clearly distinguishable versions to do some
> pre 
> voting testing and when we had the impression it looks good, we rolled
> 
> the final version and voted.
> 
> The other way would be like TC does it, namely tag a version and if it
> 
> fails tag a new version. I did like our previous approach better. I'm
> 
> not very comfortable with the possibilities of having RC1, RC2 etc.
> all 
> of them identifying themselves as the real release.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.branchmerge.summary.html

tags are cheap (:

> Regards,
> 
> Rainer
> 
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