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Subject: Re: [boost] [release-mgt] Name of release manager's repository?
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-05 00:03:28

On 02/05/2015 12:36 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> We used to have a directory <boost-root>tools/release that contained
> scripts used by release managers. As part of the modularization
> effort, it was separated into its own GitHub repository,
> boostorg/release. It is not a submodule of the boost super-module as
> it is primarily of interest only to release managers. That seems to me
> to be a "good thing".
> But I'm wondering if the "release" name might be confusing, since it
> doesn't contain releases or release tags themselves.
> Would renaming it "release-mgt" or similar be clearer?

I would suggest 'releng', which is often used by Eclipse projects for stuff that is
purely for packaging/releasing. Or maybe 'release-tools'?

Vladimir Prus
CodeSourcery / Mentor Embedded

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