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Re: [PATCH] xfstests: prepare for marking an initial versioned release

To: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfstests: prepare for marking an initial versioned release
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:29:34 -0400
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1317931394.2870.30.camel@doink>
References: <201110052243.p95MhBtl015550@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20111006195229.GJ13434@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <1317931394.2870.30.camel@doink>
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On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 03:03:14PM -0500, Alex Elder wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 05:43:11PM -0500, Alex Elder wrote:
> > > I would like to start marking versioned releases of xfstests.  The
> > > following adds the release script used in the other XFS user space
> > > packages.  I have arbitrarily set the version to 3.0.0 to make it
> > > more in line with the other XFS user space packages as well.  I
> > > created an initial CHANGES file with a simple summary of some
> > > recently-added tests.
> > 
> > Whye the bump to 3.x?
> 
> Like I said, it was somewhat just to align it better with
> the other XFS user space packages.  One could also think
> about lining it up with kernel versions as well, and we
> could plan on releasing a new edition of xfstests roughly
> corresponding with the Linux releases.
> 
> But it really is arbitrary, and if you have a reason to
> use something else, great, we'll use it.  If not, it
> doesn't much matter.

I don't really care that much, but doing a 1.0 release for the first
public release is what I'd expect.  To be honest until it is in a shape
where it can nicely packaged (e.g. different directory for operations
vs source code/scripts) I'm not even sure it warrants 1.0 and shouldn't
be 0.1 intead.

> 
>                                       -Alex
> 
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