[wp-hackers] WordPress stable branch

Mark Rosenstand mark at ossholes.org
Fri Jun 24 00:06:39 GMT 2005

On Thursday 23 June 2005 23:56, Jason Bainbridge wrote:
> On 6/23/05, Firas D. <fd at firasd.org> wrote:
> > Scott Merrill wrote:
> > If you do an svn co of a tag, eg
> > And then there's another tag, eg
> >
> > You can't get the letter by doing an svn up on a checkout of the former.
> There probably should be at least a branch/1.5.1, it should be fairly
> easy to create just by copying tags/ then fixes takes place in
> the branch for the stable version and when ready for a release the
> next 1.5.1.X tag can be created.

I'd opt for x.y branching, e.g. a 1.5 branch. I'm thinking a new branch when 
DB layout changes or other things break compat with previous versions (which 
is OK for x.y versions bumps but, IMHO, not x.y.z bumps.)

BTW: How does the 1.5.1.x tags get... uhm... tagged now?

> Any chance of getting that in place? A lot of people like to use SVN
> for it's ease of use but don't want to use TRUNK and if they have to
> switch between checkouts then SVN loses it's ease of use for upgrading
> a WP install in place.

Exactly my point :-)

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