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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-23 16:11:38

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> So after 1.35.0 ships, the tree would look like:
>> svn/boost/
>> trunk/
>> tags/
>> ...
>> release/
>> ...
>> 1_34_1
>> 1_35_0
>> branches/
>> 1_36_0
>> libraries/
>> python/
>> serialization/
> Even though I prefer such top-down arrangements, that makes testing a
> bit harder. On each release we would need to update scripts and/or
> procedures to start testing 'svn/boost/branches/1_36_0' instead of
> 'svn/boost/branches/1_35_0'. Much easier would be to have
> 'svn/boost/branches/release'. The advantages:
> * Only one command for the release manager, an "svn copy" from
> "svn/branches/release" to "svn/tags/release/1_35_0".
> * No change to testing, and hence no interruption of testing.
> I don't see the problem with having multiple subdir with the same name,
> after all that's the point of such hierarchical namespace organization.
> Note, I'm only trying to find an arrangement that we can work with
> almost immediately per Beman's goal of getting a new release procedure
> going with minimal effort. We can always change it if we find it's less
> than ideal.

Argh... I completely forgot we were trying to keep the same name. But as
you point out, we can use the branches/release name but otherwise leave
the above scheme unchanged.

OK... I've updated the trac page at

I think we've now figured out where to put the bike shed for the 1.35.0
release. Let's move on to finalizing the rest of the 1.35.0 decisions.


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