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[5/9] release technician checklist: More explicit XEN_EXTRAVERSION

Message ID 20191129150416.4944-6-ian.jackson@eu.citrix.com (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Ian Jackson Nov. 29, 2019, 3:04 p.m. UTC
In particular, say clearly that X.Y-unstable should be thus, not
X.Y.0-unstable.

CC: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@eu.citrix.com>
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 docs/process/release-technician-checklist.txt | 6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Comments

Jan Beulich Nov. 29, 2019, 3:16 p.m. UTC | #1
On 29.11.2019 16:04, Ian Jackson wrote:
> In particular, say clearly that X.Y-unstable should be thus, not
> X.Y.0-unstable.
> 
> CC: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@eu.citrix.com>

Oh, I didn't even realize this wasn't written down anywhere.
Thanks for making explicit.

Acked-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>

Jan
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diff --git a/docs/process/release-technician-checklist.txt b/docs/process/release-technician-checklist.txt
index ebf338c9d4..f4bee4ee13 100644
--- a/docs/process/release-technician-checklist.txt
+++ b/docs/process/release-technician-checklist.txt
@@ -59,7 +59,11 @@  t=RELEASE-$r
 * change xen-unstable xen/Makefile XEN_EXTRAVERSION
 # if main version number has changed (eg 4.7 -> 4.8) rerun ./autogen.sh
 * rerun ./autogen.sh to update version number in configure
-#    - XEN_EXTRAVERSION should be `.0-rc$(XEN_VENDORVERSION)'
+#    - XEN_EXTRAVERSION should be as follows
+#      `.0-rc$(XEN_VENDORVERSION)'       during freeze, first rc onwards (including staging, before branching)
+#      `-unstable$(XEN_VENDORVERSION)'   unstable aka unfrozen staging (or unstable branch, after branching)
+#      `.0$(XEN_VENDORVERSION)'          actual release of Xen X.Y.0 (aka first actual release of Xen X.Y)
+#      `.Z$(XEN_VENDORVERSION)'          actual release of Xen X.Y.Z (stable point realase)
 #
 #    - turn off debug on stable branches, if not already done
 #           - tools/Rules.mk