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Re: [HACKERS] CVS trees and post-6.4 release issues

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org (The Hermit Hacker)
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] CVS trees and post-6.4 release issues
Date: 1998-10-31 03:44:06
Message-ID: 199810310344.WAA23734@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> On Fri, 30 Oct 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > We will not be splitting the CVS tree after the 6.4 release.
> 
> 	Actually, the 'splitting' and 'tagging' are one and the same, and
> it will be tagged the moment I roll the release tar ball...that is
> automatic *shrug*  Its been done for every past release...if you don't use
> the branch, not a problem, but it is created...

Yes.

> 
> > We will continue with one source tree, applying patches needed for any
> > 6.4.* minor releases.
> > 
> > When we have finished with 6.4.* releases, we will mark the cvs tree,
> > and start on 6.5.  We mark it so we can supply patches to fix serious
> > problems that appear after 6.4.* has been closed.
> > 
> > Any risky feature patches that are posted during this period will be
> > held, and applied once 6.4.* is finished.  We expect the 6.4.* feature
> > freeze period to last about one month.
> > 
> > Certain _safe_ feature patches will be applied during this period.
> 
> 	I don't think so...I heard that one after the BETA freeze, and
> look at the mess *that* created.  If there is a feature freeze for
> post-release bugs to be fixed, features are *frozen*, period, end of
> story, do not pass go, do not collect $200, end of story...

The only feature item I think we considered adding was Jan's LIMIT.  Do
you want that?  Let us know.

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