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From Matthias Seidel <>
Subject Re: AOO 4.1.6-RC1 m1 r1844555
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:56:21 GMT
Hi Marcus,

Am 25.10.18 um 23:56 schrieb Marcus:
> Am 25.10.2018 um 23:42 schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
>> On 23/10/2018 Matthias Seidel wrote:
>>> Am 23.10.18 um 13:06 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>> r1844555 was the SVN version of HEAD at the time of the email.
>>> Yes, and it increases by the time of writing...
>>> So it gives no information about what revision the RC should be
>>> build upon?
>> This has always been an issue to the structure of our SVN repository,
>> but fortunately it is only cosmetic.
>> All the ASF projects use the same SVN repository, and the revision
>> number increases (obviously) any time someone commits to any part of
>> the repository. So a commit to another project will increase the
>> overall revision number while the OpenOffice code remains the same.
>> This means there is always a range of SVN HEAD revisions that
>> correspond to the same OpenOffice code. Only running "svn log" in the
>> OpenOffice checkout will tell you the last "real" OpenOffice revision.
> isn't this the reason (or one of some) that we put a SVN tag to a
> specific revision, so that all can talk about the same revision for a
> specific release?

Yes, we tag the final release to "document" that specific revision.

This was more about clear communicating:

 - when a Release Candidate is to be build
 - and what revision it is exactly based on

Earlier builds/releases were done by one Release Manager only, but now
we are a team of three.
That needs some kind of coordination.


> Marcus
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