tags in bzr.dev
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Jun 23 04:48:20 BST 2009
Maritza Mendez writes:
> That makes sense. In fact, tagging before testing would be just plain wrong
> But should not tagging be done before (1 second or 1 hour, whatever) before
> the release is announced?
> What I am suggesting is based on my experience where tagging is a required
> step in the release process rules.
FWIW, I agree with everything Maritza says. This doesn't prevent
brown-bag releases, but it certainly reduces them.
> But for the bzr community maybe it is ok to tell people to roll
> back if they don't like the latest release.
IMHO, it's not acceptable to forego testing before release, and IMHO,
publishing a tag or announcing availability *is* a release, with or
without tarballs, ISOs, or pieces of chrome-plated plastic.
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