[OpenLayers-Dev] survey: Minor Commits during Release Cycle

Tim Schaub noreply at geocartic.com
Fri Apr 6 18:54:31 EDT 2007

Erik Uzureau wrote:
> If I just commit this directly to trunk, then it will never get
> brought up to the
> 2.4 branch, because there is no ticket for it. In my mind, the way the release
> process is done is by surveying the tickets marked 'pullup', and applying
> thier patches.
> Schuyler brought up that instead of the above procedure, it would be easier
> to just make the commit directly to trunk. Then when it's time to make a new
> RC candidate, the release manager should be in charge of looking through
> the svn logs since the last RC and pulling up any relevant changesets.
> The former seems like too much work to him, the latter to me :-)
> Thoughts? Revelations?

The latter relies on svn being in charge, the former relies on people 
(making tickets and spelling things like 'pullup' correctly).

Doesn't say anything about which is more work, but it suggests that the 
latter is more reliable to me.


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