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From: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
To: "Kévin Le Gouguec" <kevin.legouguec@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Release 9.3.8
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 19:45:04 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878sdlscpr.fsf@gnu.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87blih33i8.fsf@gmail.com> (=?utf-8?Q?=22K=C3=A9vin?= Le Gouguec"'s message of "Mon, 07 Sep 2020 19:23:11 +0200")

Hi Kévin,

Kévin Le Gouguec <kevin.legouguec@gmail.com> writes:

> - Once 9.4 is released, will the maint branch be updated to this
>   version?

Yes.  See https://orgmode.org/worg/org-maintainance.html

> - Will Emacs's maintenance branch (emacs-27) be updated with Org 9.3.8,
>   so that Emacs 27.2 includes all bugfixes for 9.3?  (If so, I can open
>   a new report on Debbugs to track this, as suggested by Stefan K.)

Yes, thanks.

> - During the development of 9.4, AFAICT, while the "Version:" comment in
>   org.el sayd "9.4-dev", the org-version variable matched the latest
>   tag, i.e. 9.3.x.
>
>   I therefore couldn't figure out a way to check for 9.4
>   programmatically.  

... because 9.4 is not yet released - or am I missing something?

> Would it make sense to:
>
>     - set a "release_x.(y+1)-rc" tag on master once version "x.y" is
>       released and goes in the maint branch,
>
>     - in targets.mk, when computing ORGVERSION, add "--first-parent" to
>       "git describe", so that org-version matches this rc-tag when
>       compiling Org's master branch?

On what commit would I add the "release_x.(y+1)-rc" on master, since
master is always moving forward?

I would like to keep things simple here: let's have annotated tags for
releases and... master.

Let me know if I miss a very obvious use-case for a better setup.

-- 
 Bastien


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-07 17:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-07 15:49 Bastien
2020-09-07 17:23 ` Kévin Le Gouguec
2020-09-07 17:45   ` Bastien [this message]
2020-09-08  5:35     ` Kévin Le Gouguec
2020-09-09  8:17       ` Bastien
2020-09-10  0:45         ` Kyle Meyer
2020-09-10  6:32           ` Check for master branch from Elisp (was: Release 9.3.8) Kévin Le Gouguec

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