[GeoNode-devel] Clarifications on GeoNode branches, version numbers and deb packages

Paolo Corti pcorti at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 07:15:13 PDT 2017

thanks for the explanation, Alessio.

I am not familiar with the release process, so I have a newbie
question: we are currently submitting PR vs master. Who is in charge
of the process to do a PR and merge from master to 2.7.x (and then to
2.8.x)? Or there is a script for this purpose?

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 4:22 AM, Alessio Fabiani
<alessio.fabiani at geo-solutions.it> wrote:
> Dear all,
> after a talk with Simone Dalmasso, which clarified to me how GeoNode project
> manages versioning and branchning, I'm going to summarize here the current
> status on this topic on the next steps.
>  - GeoNode odd version number are considered "unstable", which means they
> must be tested before promoted to a stable one. Therefore currently the
> 2.7.x is unstable and after the testing cycle it will be promoted to 2.8.x
> - GeoNode branch 2.7.x will contain versions which will be published to
> Launchapd and Pypi. Currently the version we need to release on
> "ppa:geonode/unstable" should be the "2.7.0.alpha.0"
> - GeoNode "master" branch should instead be bumped to 2.9dev version
> - After the testing cycle, once the 2.7.x will be considered stable, we will
> need to bump it to 2.8.0 and release on "ppa:geonode/testing" while in alpha
> and beta and "ppa:geonode/stable" when in rc and final state
> Did I miss something? Any other consideration or things to add?
> Regards,
> Alessio Fabiani
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