[Lazarus] revision numbers of each SVN tag?

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Wed Apr 15 14:16:57 CEST 2009

Op woensdag 15-04-2009 om 11:25 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef Graeme
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 11:07 AM, Joost van der Sluis <joost at cnoc.nl> wrote:
> >
> > ps: Releasing a fpc release costs more then 4 months! FOUR MONTHS! And
> > still we had to cancel the release on the day of the planned release.
> How did this thread become all about FPC releases??? This is the
> Lazarus mailing list as far as I know, and I was refering to the
> Lazarus repository - nothing to do with FPC releases.  Please stay
> on-topic.

The whole git-stuff is off-topic. Most people here don't care. But we do
care about releasing lazarus and fpc versions. And both the Lazarus team
and the fpc-team merged changes to a tag to make this happen.

And that's the thing you are attacking, merging to tags. The latest
Lazarus release was a usefull example of this, but fpc used this also.

You can state that 'thou shoudn't do that'. I want to point out is that
the two largest OS-projects I know did use this trick. (And we're not

And you are all making fuzz about this being illogical and such, but you
have only worked with tiny os-projects like tiOPF and fpGUI. Well, I can
live according to some stupid rules for such small projects also. But we
are talking about more complex things here.

As pointed out even in the git-documentation: these cases happen.


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