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Re: Subversion is now an official ASF project!

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 11:03:06 -0600

[Johan Compagner]
> and i dont know what it means if you guys say "branch 1.7" does that mean a
> release is created, or does it mean a branch is created and now 1.7 will
> first be tested and all the new features are tested and the bugs ironed out.

"Branch" means the 1.7.x branch is forked off the subversion trunk.
Thus begins the process where only specific bugfixes are applied to
1.7.x, until it passes enough tests and gets enough testing to roll out
release candidates. Which then sit for a few weeks waiting for more
bugs to be reported, and if nothing serious does happen in those weeks,
the candidate is turned into 1.7.0 gold.

From branch to 1.7.0 is probably at least a couple months. Possibly
longer. Depends on what shape trunk is in (especially the new working
copy format) at the time of branching.

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Peter Samuelson | org-tld!p12n!peter | http://p12n.org/
Received on 2010-02-26 18:03:45 CET

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