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Month: March 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Preferred SVN layout?

From: Robert Xu <robxu9@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 17:00:14 -0400
On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 16:57, Kristopher Gamrat <pikidalto@...> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am noticing that some of the projects in svn have a "master"
> directory while others have the codename for the release of that
> distro. This has me wandering what's the preferred way to organize
> svn.

Your choice with your distro.

> Ark doesn't apply a codename and is doing packages for it's upcoming
> release. The patches in the past with KDE3 would change occaisionally
> with each 3.x release (e.g. 3.0 patches probably wouldn't work with
> 3.4).

Use the year name.

> Considering this, I'm thinking maybe have a Master where the most
> recent patches and rpm spec go, and copy that over to a release (e.g.
> 2011.1 for this year, 2012.1 for next year) each time we release.

While I would approve that idea, that is bad if you do not have
automatic update.
Especially when bugfixes and enhancements need to be packaged.

Remember, newer versions of a distro may be different than older
versions of a distro.

later, Robert Xu