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Re: When to tag was Re: Soliciting signatures for Subversion 1.1.4

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2005-04-03 19:27:52 CEST

--On Sunday, April 3, 2005 12:26 PM +0100 Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net> wrote:

> In order to prevent people jumping the gun, how about naming prerelease
> tarballs something like "subversion-1.1.x-r18000.tar.bz2"? The content is
> exactly specified, and it is clear it is not a "normal" tarball. When
> approved, the tarball simply gets renamed.

I'm hesitant to have two different versions of a file that would otherwise be
identical.

> Regarding the issues of svn_version.h - how about a "freeze-version" script,
> which performs the necessary transformation in a publicly defined way.

Sure. I don't like that dist.sh munges the version number.

> Therefore, I would like to propose that we continue using dev@subversion,
> but carefully never mention an exact version number in a pre-release
> announcement. i.e. instead of "1.1.5", say "the next 1.1.x", or similar.

+1. -- justin

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