Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/etc
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: source-changes
Date: 08/05/2006 18:58:37
On Sat, Aug 05, 2006 at 06:44:21PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> When a new branch is cut, it is named _BETA until the .0 release is made.
> E.g., when 4.0 is branched, the branch will exist and will carry the
> 4.0_BETA name.  Later on, it will evolve to 4.0_RCn, and then to 4.0 (or
> is it 4.0_RELEASE?).  Once 4.0 is released, the next change applied to it
> will switch the name to 4.0_STABLE.
> As time passes, 4.0_STABLE might become 4.1_RCn, and soon after
> 4.1_RELEASE.  Then, it'd be 4.1_STABLE.

Ok, thanks for the clarification (I somehow forgot how all versions were
called exactly).  

> I'm not sure we want to consider _STABLE versions as development ones...
> It'd look strange ;-)

OTOH, the warning notice would reappear on a _STABLE branch once it's in RC
stage (for the x.1 release), which would be strange as well, IMO. :-)