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Re: Subversion 1.5 Release decision?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 12:29:32 -0400

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 2:10 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Have we reached any consensus or made a decision on the release? I
> think the conversation has stalled but maybe it has continued off
> list. It seems like we have these options available:
> 1) Release 1.5 the week of June 2 based on current RC5
> 2) Release RC6 next week based on a new branch from RC5 + selected
> safe fixes and API changes. GA to follow by a week.

The more I think about it the more I prefer #2. I am not sure how we
would do this technically. Create a 1.5.0-GA branch from the RC5 tag
and then merge the select fixes we consider safe?

I am going to do a closer review of what has been back ported since
the RC5 change, but other than the API changes, I do not think any of
them were critical for GA or show stoppers.

Obviously it would be great to include all the fixes we have made, but
at some point we have to ship and I think are at that point. I am
against doing a re-soak as I do not think the fixes are so vital that
we should keep delaying the release. Using option #2 would allow us
to stick to our general release policies and get this release

Mark Phippard
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