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From Adrien Grand <jpou...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about release plans amidst the git transition
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2016 09:18:11 GMT
Another reason I would be +1 to releasing 5.5 is that there are some
appealing changes sitting on the 5.x branch like better rewriting of
boolean queries or better handling of "slow" (two-phased) queries in
disjunctions and negations.

Le jeu. 21 janv. 2016 à 08:18, Robert Muir <rcmuir@gmail.com> a écrit :

> one idea, we could use it to our advantage: as soon as we go to git,
> immediately (e.g. after just a few days or whatever) start a 5.5
> release?
>
> besides keeping things less confusing, it could make the 6.0 release
> more easygoing. because we'd have already worked through the pain of
> release process and tooling changes with a technically "easier"
> release otherwise. IMO basically a major release is hard enough on its
> own, we might want to separate the two things...
>
> basically we'd suffer the one-time pain of "first git release"
> immediately up-front, when svn->git is fresh in our minds. after that
> first release its on the wiki and no big deal...
>
> guess there are downsides to this idea too, e.g. it'd be effort that
> could be spent on 6.0, having to backport git build system changes to
> 5.x, etc.
>
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 6:58 PM, Shawn Heisey <apache@elyograg.org> wrote:
> > All indications I've seen are that there will be no 5.5 release, that
> once
> > the git transition is complete, the focus will be on stabilizing the 6.0
> > release.  Is this a correct statement?  There are quite a lot of things
> > mentioned in the 5.5 section of CHANGES.txt, plenty for a minor release.
> >
> > If we are abandoning work on branch_5x, I am OK with it, I'm just looking
> > for information.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Shawn
> >
> >
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