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Re: Let's branch on Friday.

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:34:55 +0100 (BST)

C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> On 04/12/2013 01:36 PM, Julian Foad wrote:
>> I'll branch at about 18:30 UTC (less than an hour from now) if all
>> still looks well at that time.
>
> Sounds good.

r1467414: Branch created.
r1467415: Trunk version number bumped.
r1467428: STATUS file added on branch.

>> The releasing guidelines say to create the CHANGES section for 1.8 on
>> trunk after branching, but that was done long ago.  In fact, we probably
>> want to add a CHANGES section for 1.9 soon after branching.
>
> Yup.

r1467432: Added a 1.9.0 section to CHANGES on trunk.

>> Do we want to produce a tarball immediately?  I'm not clear on this.  I
>> haven't read up on what to do, nor done it before, but if we do want to
>> then I could probably do it this afternoon if it's not too involved, or
>> on Monday.  Or I'd be happy if someone else wants to do it.
>
> I got the sense from a prior thread that not many folks care about the
> pre-RC stuffs.  We know the branch isn't RC-ready, so if we cut a tarball,
> it would be "beta1".  And then I'd suggest we not cut any more
> until we were
> ready for "rc1".
>
> I say, if you (or Ben or anyone else) has the energy and interest and making
> a "beta1" tarball, just do it.  Folks will either sign the thing or
> they won't.  :-)

OK, I won't do a tarball unless we discuss further and decide we should.

- Julian
Received on 2013-04-12 21:35:30 CEST

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