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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-27 12:24:15

Robert Ramey wrote:
>> I would really appreciate an answer to this question. So far, it
>> looks to me like we either need to decide that as a policy we're
>> simply not going to do point releases, or we need a separate release
>> branch for each series (e.g. 1.36.x)
> Suppose library X has a bug which requires a fix before the next
> release. And suppose the fix is tested in the trunk and merged
> into "release ready" version and the "release ready" version is
> totally retested. Wouldn't just assigning a tag (1.36.1) (or "copy)
> in SVN parlance) to the current release ready version qualify as a
> "point release" That is how would this differ from a "point release"?

The release ready branch contains more than just bug fixes, there may be new
libraries or significant new features as well?


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