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Re: Subversion is now an official ASF project!

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 18:08:15 +0100

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 11:03:06AM -0600, Peter Samuelson wrote:
>
> [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.

I don't think we'll branch before wc-ng is deemed stable.
Porting changes back and forth would be a nightmare otherwise.

Stefan
Received on 2010-02-26 18:08:57 CET

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