On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 04:40:08PM -0800, Peter Wemm wrote: > If this is going to be a "static" release (calling it RELENG_5_anything is > a mistake IMHO) then this isn't a big deal. But if people are expecting > it to have ongoing secirity fixes etc like we do with RELENG_4_5 etc then > we have a problem, because it cannot last very long at all.
Ongoing security fixes for a SNAPSHOT ??? No, that is definitely not the case. > Accordingly, I would much prefer that the branch (if we have to have it) > would be called SNAPSHOT_5_DP1 or soemthing, so that the "RELENG_" prefix > doesn't unduely raise expectations that it will keep working, or move the > DP1 release elsewhere if we want it to remain cvsup'able long term. I think that the huge warning signs all over the release documentation will do a lot more to set the expectations that the name of a CVS tag, but just to be sure I suppose we can keep the RELENG namespace for official releases. Your proposed name change works for me. - Murray
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