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Re: Release procedures improvements.

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-05 01:32:49 CEST

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
> > Philip, are you proposing that we give test tarballs a name like
> >
> > subversion-1.2.0-PRERELEASE.tar.gz
> >
> > or something like that, but which would unpack into subversion-1.2.0/
> > and in every other respect look like the final tarball?
> >
> > No sarcasm intended, btw. I think this might be a great solution to
> > the problem of doing things transparently while not prematurely
> > releasing. I just want to make sure I understand the proposal.
> Yes. The name need not contain 1.2 or even subversion, it's a very
> short-term label after all, it doesn't need to be recognisable. The
> tarball can be renamed when the RM decides to release it, all the
> signtures should remain valid.

I like this solution. It allows us to do everything openly, yet
greatly reduces the risk of people treating the thing like a release

Ben, Justin, et al, thoughts?

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Received on Tue Apr 5 02:02:38 2005

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