Very much so, thank you William and Daniel for your feedback and information!
— Jacob Perkins Product Owner cPanel Inc. jacob.perk...@cpanel.net <mailto:jacob.perk...@cpanel.net> Office: 713-529-0800 x 4046 Cell: 713-560-8655 > On Nov 3, 2017, at 7:43 AM, William A Rowe Jr <wr...@rowe-clan.net> wrote: > > We do not have 2.2 activity, it is fully baked and done, so we have 2.4 GA > releases. We would likely want to take 2.2 tarballs down sometime between > year end and mid-next year (12 mos anniversary) to avoid further confusion. > Patches for security defects in 2.2 will continue to be accumulated until > year end. > > As written up at http://httpd.apache.org/dev/release.html > <http://httpd.apache.org/dev/release.html> > > "With the introduction of Apache 2.1, the Apache httpd project has adopted an > odd-even release strategy, where development happens with alpha and beta > releases assigned an odd-numbered minor version, and its general availability > (stable) release is designed with the subsequent even-numbered minor version. > E.g. 2.1.0-alpha through 2.1.6-alpha were followed by 2.1.7-beta through > 2.1.9 beta, and cumulated in the 2.2.0 general availability release." > > So you can look at 2.5.x releases as "dev", yes. a GA 2.5.x would either be > named 2.6.0 or 3.0.0 at the project committee's discretion. That's a call > that happens after the scope of 2.5.x changes are reviewed, or earlier if an > absolutely breaking change occurs during the 2.5.x incremental changes. > > Hope that clarifies httpd versioning. > > > > On Nov 2, 2017 11:40, "Jacob Perkins" <jacob.perk...@cpanel.net > <mailto:jacob.perk...@cpanel.net>> wrote: > Howdy, > > Could you clear up some confusion for me? > > We have > 2.2 and 2.4. > > Is 2.5 the ‘dev’ branch of 2.6? Or are we going 2.2 => 2.4 => 2.5? > > — > Jacob Perkins > Product Owner > cPanel Inc. > > jacob.perk...@cpanel.net <mailto:jacob.perk...@cpanel.net> > Office: 713-529-0800 x 4046 <tel:(713)%20529-0800> > Cell: 713-560-8655 <tel:(713)%20560-8655> > >> On Nov 2, 2017, at 3:41 AM, Daniel Ruggeri <drugg...@primary.net >> <mailto:drugg...@primary.net>> wrote: >> >> Hi, all; >> >> As has been chatted about in other threads, I hope to T&R 2.5.0-alpha >> in the coming days. I suppose notice is too soon to do so this evening, >> so I'll plan for early next week. >> >> Also, as a side note, part of my motivation to be more involved as RM >> is to help establish a more regular release cadence. I envision a world >> where much of the drudgery of our RM processes are automated and have >> begin putting together some scripts to help with that goal. Nothing >> beats practice, though, to identify *all* the places that have to be >> automated so hopefully after this alpha is out the door we'll be in a >> good spot with some scripts and as minimal-as-possible manual procedures. >> >> -- >> Daniel Ruggeri >> >
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