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

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 08:51:16 +0200

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 
good to have this in -DEVEL to track the exact state of world/kernel on 
bug reports

  simon [leaving for madrid for one week - jfyi]

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