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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Git status update
Date Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:00:17 GMT
It seems like we really should put future release tags under 'rel/'

It's too bad it can't simply be 'releases/' to make it clearer.

Then there is the issue of moving all of our past release tags under
'rel/', another thing we should do...

Gary


On Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 5:02 AM sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> [This was sent to private@commons, but does not seem to have been
> forwarded to the dev@ list.]
>
> Please note the penultimate paragraph about tagging successful
> releases under rel/
>
> AFAICT, we have not been doing that, so our release tags are not
> automatically protected against deletion.
>
> We should probably start doing this going forward.
>
> Note that the rel/ tags cannot be deleted, so this needs to be done
> very carefully.
>
> I think the only change we need to make to the release process is to
> add a new step at the end to create the rel/tag from the commit SHA.
>
> We should be very careful about changing anything in the POM, lest it
> causes the rel/tag to be created before the RC has been approved.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> S.
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: David Nalley <ke4qqq@apache.org>
> Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 at 18:00
> Subject: Git status update
> To: infrastructure@apache.org <infrastructure@apache.org>
>
>
> Greeting PMCs:
> (bcc to pmcs@apache.org)
>
> Following direction from the Board, Infrastructure has modified git to
> permit force pushes, and branch/tag deletion.
>
> In accordance with the guidance that the Board we've implemented a few
> changes you should be aware of:
>
> First, If a forced commit is pushed, the subsequent commit email will
> contain '[Forced Update!]' in the subject line. The hope here is that
> it draws extra attention to the situation for a project community to
> be aware, and take appropriate action if needed.
>
> Second, we've changed the 'protected' portions of git to primarily
> focus on refs/tags/rel - thus any tags under rel, will have their
> entire commit history. This provides the provenance that the ASF needs
> for releases, while still giving projects the ability to mold their
> repository in the way they see fit.
>
> Thus when a release vote is successful - part of the release process
> should become tagging the voted upon commit SHA under rel/ to make it
> indelible. ('# git tag rel/v15.4.2 ' or something similar.)
>
>
> If you have questions, please feel free to email infrastructure@apache.org
>
>
> --David
> on behalf of Apache Infrastructure
>
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