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Re: [GENERAL] v7.3.1 Bundled and Released ...

From: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>,Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Greg Copeland <greg(at)CopelandConsulting(dot)Net>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgresSQL Hackers Mailing List <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] v7.3.1 Bundled and Released ...
Date: 2003-01-05 01:08:20
Message-ID: 159580000.1041728900@lerlaptop.lerctr.org (view raw or flat)
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--On Saturday, January 04, 2003 21:04:32 -0400 "Marc G. Fournier" 
<scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Jan 2003, Tom Lane wrote:
>
>> Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org> writes:
>> > On Sat, 4 Jan 2003, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> >> There is a long tradition of systematically failing to tag releases in
>> >> this project.  Don't expect it to improve.
>>
>> > It was I who suggested that a release team would be a good idea.
>>
>> We *have* a release team.  Your problem is that Marc, who is the man who
>> would need to do this, doesn't appear to consider it an important thing
>> to do.  Try to convince him to put it on his checklist.
>
> I never considered tag'ng for minor releases as having any importance,
> since the tarball's themselves provide the 'tag' ... branches give us the
> ability to back-patch, but tag's don't provide us anything ... do they?
>
> That said, I can back-tag the whole source tree for past releases if ppl
> do think it is important, its just a matter of knowing the 'timestamp' to
> base it on, which I can do based on the dates of the tar files ...
It's useful for those using the CVS files to RECREATE a version based on 
the TAG
to checkout something (without pulling the whole tarball).

LER

>
> Its not like tag'ng is hard to do ...
>
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