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Re: Final WC format bump before branch

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2011 16:28:23 -0400

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 11:01, Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org> wrote:
> We're almost ready to branch 1.7.x, and there remains the business of
> cleaning up the database schema from columns introduced in the 1.7
> development cycle.  This has historically be labelled 'format 99', and
> is found at the bottom of wc-metadata.sql.
>
> It feels that the current schema is stable, so I'd like to propose
> that we make format 99 format 30, and release with the wc format as
> format 30.  Users running development builds will have an automatic
> upgrade (as with recent wc format bumps).
>
> Concerns?

Yes. Unless we NEED a format bump, then I don't see a reason to do
this. Just because we *can* doesn't mean we *should*.

The code is working just fine today. Let's just defer this work to the
next format bump, whenever that might be, in some future version of
svn.

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2011-07-05 22:28:57 CEST

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