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Re: Stable tag will be slipped Sunday and release engineering will begin Monday

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 11:53:24 -0700 (PDT)

:On Sunday, 3. April 2005 04:27, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:>  Commits made to a release branch will automatically bump a
:>  subversion, e.g. 1.2.0, 1.2.1, ... 1.2.75.  Again, only bug fixes
:>  would be committed to a release branch.  So someone running a
:>  release who reports a bug might tell us that is is running 1.2.25,
:>  which gives us a darn good idea exactly what the state of his
:>  system is.
:>  Dave Sharnoff came up with a great idea to prevent commits on the
:>  release branch from getting out-of-synch with the subversions
:>  (which is only incremented once a day at most, if something had
:>  been committed)
:why not use this scheme generally in the commit hook? it would be really=20
:good to have this in -DEVEL to track the exact state of world/kernel on=20
:bug reports
:  simon [leaving for madrid for one week - jfyi]

    I thought about it but my conclusion is that it's a generally bad idea
    to have the commit hook do extra commits.

					Matthew Dillon 

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