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Re: release proposal

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 22:49:07 +0000

On 29/02/2008, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> As some of you may have noticed, Subversion just released version
> 1.5.0-alpha2 (the first alpha was not released due to some problems).
> Which means that the final release is not very far away anymore.
>
> I'd like to propose the following procedure for TSVN:
>
> * release 1.5.0-alpha this weekend, linked against svn-1.5.0-alpha2
> we have to catch up with our screenshots (docs) a little bit: most of
> them are outdated and don't reflect the current UI.
> * keep working on trunk
> * shortly after Subversion releases their beta, we also release a beta
> version for people to try and test, while we still keep working on
> our trunk.
> * when Subversion releases their first RC, we create the 1.5.x branch
> and of course also release an RC for TSVN
>
> Basically, I'd like to postpone the creation of the 1.5.x branch until
> Subversion releases an RC. There are no big new features planned or in
> queue for TSVN until the final release anyway, which would mean that
> we'd have to merge back almost all our trunk commits anyway.
>
> Comments?

+1 to all that. The more early adopters we can get to test it, the
better our first release will be. The only caveat is that we need to
include the same dire warnings about possible incompatible WC changes
before the final release.

Simon

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