On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 20:51 -0800, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> > _____/ On Thu 29 Dec 2005 04:25:14 GMT, [John Joseph Bachir] wrote : \_____
> >> On Wed, 28 Dec 2005, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
> >>> Now that 2.0 is out, I want to quit tracking the svn "head" and stick with
> >>> the release. I'm only familiar with cvs, and cvs-ish policies. Most
> >>> projects I've been on tag releases. Some branch the release and only
> >>> commit critical fixes to the branch, allowing you to stay "current" with
> >>> only what's required.
> >>> I'm having a hard time getting my head to work the svn way, and I'm also
> >>> unsure of how wordpress release policy. Is there a way to do this?
> >> svn does not have true tags, but there is a convention that allows for the
> >> same functionality, with perhaps some added nicities.
> >> to get a given tag, you checkout or export .../.../tags/<tagnumber>
> >> so to get wordpress 2.0 from the repository, you do
> >> svn export http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/tags/2.0
> >> Does that answer your question?
> >> John
> > You can keep your installation up-to-date with neither SVN nor CVS:
> > http://comox.textdrive.com/pipermail/wp-testers/2005-December/001444.html
> > It has the merit that it can run automatically on the server. The price to
> > pay
> > is bandwidth.
> Actually, my problem isn't with subversion, my problem is that I want to
> track a release branch and not the experimental "HEAD." The more I think
> about it, the more I think there really isn't a release branch, is
Right now trunk is being used for bugfixes to 2.0. Trunk will become
2.0.1 or 2.1 or whatever we call the 2.0 maintenance release. Once we
release that, we'll probably create a separate maintenance branch and
start new feature development on trunk.
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