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Re: Missing tags: 1.3.0-rc1, 1.3.0-rc2

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-11-08 19:10:07 CET

cmpilato@localhost.localdomain wrote on 11/08/2005 11:44:51 AM:

> Daniel Berlin <dberlin@dberlin.org> writes:
> > On Tue, 2005-11-08 at 06:51 -0800, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> > > David, could you please retroactively create the tags for 1.3.0-rc1
> > > and 1.3.0-rc2 (per step 12 of releases.txt) ?
> > >
> >
> > We had a discussion about this on irc at the time, and the consensus
> > he wasn't supposed to create the tags until he got the appropriate
> > amount of sigs.
> Why ever not? The tag is a permanent record of what was in that
> tarball, information that is both useful to have and not dependent on
> the entire set of conditions that must be met for a tarball to be
> signed. In other words, that rc1 was DOA before getting the required
> signatures should in no way imply that we don't want to tag rc1 --
> that code *is* rc1, whether or not rc1 is the final release.

This seems to come up every time a release is done. Here is just one


Also releases.txt implies that the tag is not made until the tarball is
officially released.



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