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Subject: Re: [boost] [release-mgt] Name of release manager's repository?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-05 07:05:28

On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 12:03 AM, Vladimir Prus
<vladimir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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'?

"release-tools" is very clear and explicit, and is relatively short.

Since no one else commented, I'm assuming this isn't an issue to
bikeshed to death. So "release-tools" it is.



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