[RFD] Milestone usage (Re: [Bug 422849] Re: Incorrect conversions in 2.0rc1 and bzr.dev)
v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr
Fri Sep 4 08:47:35 BST 2009
>>>>> "martin" == Martin Pool <mbp at canonical.com> writes:
martin> But I think here you're talking only about how we use
martin> The practice in the past is to create them when you
martin> first want to use them...
Oh, well. May be I was being a bit too much 'German' here :)
I view milestone creation as RM duty because I think they are the
core definition of the releases...
Whereas targeting or nominating bugs is everybody duty.
martin> I can't understand specifically what you want to
I would have like that the bugs targeted to 2.0 were targeted to
2.0rc1 instead. Or that we rename the 2.0 milestone to 2.0rc1 at
martin> As we discussed previously, we overload the target
martin> field to describe both when we aim to fix it
We can use 2.0.
martin> and also when it was actually fixed.
We should use 2.0rc1.
Is that clearer ?
martin> If 2.0 final is on the 2.0 branch, and it will be,
martin> presumably the milestone should be on that series
martin> too, not on trunk.
All milestones should be on the series, I never thought otherwise
(I may have been unclear when expressing it...). I pointed to the
pretty pictures to demonstrate that using milestones on trunk was
given a strange picture of the release process used.
: Strange but fine for projects that don't really care about
rc and betas or maintaining different releases in addition to
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