[Lazarus] revision numbers of each SVN tag?

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 15 15:04:37 CEST 2009

Vincent Snijders schrieb:
> 2009/4/15, Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com>:
>> 2009/4/15 Flávio Etrusco <flavio.etrusco at gmail.com>:
>>  >
>>> As I said previously (and was completely ignored ;-), with SVN one can
>>  > rely on repository revisions.
>>  > And if people don't like that, they can use a series of "pre" tags.
>>  > And probably a "pre" branch.
>> Brilliant idea.  Create a "pre-0.9.26" branch (or tag <yuck>) and
>>  start the release process. 2-4 months later if anything is broken,
>>  merge and patch that branch at will. Test again and if all is well,
>>  then create a "lazarus_0.9.26" tag (never to be touched because it's a
>>  released version).
>>  How difficult is that???  Logically, Flávio's example makes a lot more
>>  sense that how it is currently done with moving tags.
> To me it feels bad, that in your proposal a release is *always* build
> from a branch and not from a tag.

In 1.0.x/cvs times fpc was built from branches and it was a mess, even
using locking :)

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