yes the failing release is a very good point. I'll consider doing the
same.. thanks for the explanation!
On 4 April 2012 22:14, Steve Ebersole <steve(a)hibernate.org> wrote:
I have discussed this a few times now with individual folks.
if we ever discussed it or not. I should add this to the "releasing" wiki
Sure I have thought about it. In fact this is how I used to do releases.
It comes down to the fact that things often go wrong during the actual
releasing (Nexus validations fail, Nexus becomes unavailable, etc). My
approach is really about dealing with these possibilities. To be honest,
most of those problems have gone away now that I use Gradle. Using the "old
approach", in those cases one has to make the appropriate changes, commit
and retag. But you are in a bad position there is someone has pushed since
your original tag. Actually this is what I used to use that stable branch
for. Basically I would release and tag from stable and commit/push any
changes needed to "fix the release" only to stable initially; that
essentially was the isolation. But its a complex and largely unnecessary
step I decided considering in the 10 or so releases I did using that
approach not once ever did someone push changes after I had started a
release. Far easier IMO to just announce that you are starting a release
and ask for folks to hold off pushing.
Essentially your approach does the tag first, making an assumption that
releasing from that tag will work. You run into probems if the release
process breaks down in anyway that requires commitable changes. On the
otherhand, I tag from a commit I *know* will work.
On Wed 04 Apr 2012 02:21:40 PM CDT, Sanne Grinovero wrote:
> Just wondering - did you consider tagging and then using a specific
> commit id for the release ?
> So you wouldn't need to worry about this, you personally pick the
> commit and don't care for subsequent commits.
> On 4 April 2012 18:13, Steve Ebersole<steve(a)hibernate.org> wrote:
>> Done. You can push again. Thanks
>> On Wed 04 Apr 2012 11:17:57 AM CDT, Steve Ebersole wrote:
>>> I am starting the release process for ORM 4.1.2. Please do not push
>>> changes to master for the time being. Thanks.
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