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Re: Soliciting signatures for Subversion 1.1.4

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2005-04-02 21:29:56 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> On Apr 2, 2005, at 12:52 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:
>
>>> Hm, how is it that TortoiseSVN 1.1.4 is released, even though svn 1.1.4
>>> isn't?
>>
>>
>> TortoiseSVN doesn't use your tarball, it pulls from your tags. So
>> once you
>> tagged that was a signal that it was OK to go.
>>
>
> Still seems pretty reckless to me.

+1. If you live downstream wait until you see the project actually
send out an announcement.

> What if we discovered that the
> tarball had some heinous bug in it, which forced us to fix 1.1.x and
> re-tag 1.1.4? Whoops, now there are hundreds of TSVN users out there
> using that code.

There is no such thing as 're-tagging' 1.1.4. 1.1.4 is gone. If it
is bogus we delete the tag and go with 1.1.5. Numbers are cheap, as
oposed to confusion.

Sander
 

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