Philippe Gerum wrote: > On Tue, 2007-03-13 at 20:32 +0000, Paul wrote: > >>Hi Philippe >> >>On Tuesday 13 March 2007 16:30, Philippe Gerum wrote: >> >>>>A question for the project admins: Do you have a Release Manager to >>>>coordinate package releases ? >>> >>>I'm currently coordinating the Xenomai releases, with input from the >>>sub-systems/architecture maintainers. I guess that by "package", you are >>>referring to another division of the work, though. >> >>By "package", I mean binaries in the form of *.deb and/or *.rpm - Whilst I'm >>happy to build and host i386/x86 Debian packages, I'm concerned about >>treading on someone's toes without a discussion about revision numbers and >>general policy about "official" releases. > > > So far, we don't have an established policy for making distro-oriented > packages; a few people have contributed some of them from time to time, > but there is no "appointed" maintainer doing sustained work for the > project on this issue yet. > > >> For example, the packages I've >>built to date have used 2.3.50 even although a tarball of that version hasn't >>been released.. That could well cause confusion for users and yourself if >>bugs are reported. There is also a minor problem with keeping the >>debian/changelog in sync. >> >> One possible answer is for me to rebuild my repository from scratch and >>append the SVN revision number to revision number so that we end up with >>2.3.50-1~r2289 - This would allow an official 2.3.50-1 release to override >>the ~r2289 revision.. >> > > > It would be saner to use the commit number indeed, especially since it > allows decouple the package versioning from the source releases while > keeping a reference to a common history of changes.
Do we really want to make debian packages with trunk ? Would not it make sense to only make debian packages from stable releases ? -- Gilles Chanteperdrix _______________________________________________ Xenomai-core mailing list Xenomaifirstname.lastname@example.org https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/xenomai-core