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pgsql: Split the release notes into a separate file for each (active)

From: tgl(at)postgresql(dot)org (Tom Lane)
To: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: pgsql: Split the release notes into a separate file for each (active)
Date: 2009-05-02 20:18:23
Message-ID: 20090502201823.9D43375407C@cvs.postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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Log Message:
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Split the release notes into a separate file for each (active) major branch,
as per my recent proposal.  release.sgml itself is now just a stub that should
change rarely; ideally, only once per major release to add a new include line.
Most editing work will occur in the release-N.N.sgml files.  To update a back
branch for a minor release, just copy the appropriate release-N.N.sgml
file(s) into the back branch.

This commit doesn't change the end-product documentation at all, only the
source layout.  However, it makes it easy to start omitting ancient information
from newer branches' documentation, should we ever decide to do that.

Tags:
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REL7_4_STABLE

Modified Files:
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    pgsql/doc/src/sgml:
        Makefile (r1.59.2.3 -> r1.59.2.4)
        (http://anoncvs.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/Makefile?r1=1.59.2.3&r2=1.59.2.4)
        filelist.sgml (r1.33 -> r1.33.2.1)
        (http://anoncvs.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/filelist.sgml?r1=1.33&r2=1.33.2.1)
        release.sgml (r1.235.2.67 -> r1.235.2.68)
        (http://anoncvs.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/release.sgml?r1=1.235.2.67&r2=1.235.2.68)

Added Files:
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    pgsql/doc/src/sgml:
        generate_history.pl (r1.1.10.1)
        (http://anoncvs.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/generate_history.pl?rev=1.1.10.1&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup)
        release-7.4.sgml (r1.1.10.1)
        (http://anoncvs.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/release-7.4.sgml?rev=1.1.10.1&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup)
        release-old.sgml (r1.1.10.1)
        (http://anoncvs.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/release-old.sgml?rev=1.1.10.1&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup)

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