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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: 2.3.0-incubating-SNAPSHOT
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2009 14:49:17 GMT
LeHouillier, Frank D. wrote:
> No, but you should look at the maven release plugin for handling the
> change from 2.n-SNAPSHOT in (trunk) to 2.n (in tags) to 2.n+1-SNAPSHOT
> (back in trunk).  It should handle all of the SNAPSHOT dependencies
> automatically rather than doing this by hand.  As it stands now, are you

Do I hear you volunteer?

> planning to change all the versions to 2.3.1-incubating-SNAPSHOT after
> the release of 2.3.1-incubating?  In general, I agree with Jukka, that
> if I have a dependency that isn't labeled SNAPSHOT, I trust this version
> not to change.  Since we do sometimes build UIMA trunk internally, this
> won't be the case if SNAPSHOT is abandoned forever.

I don't think we'll abandon snapshot release numbering, I understand
the need for it now.  However, we do need a better way to maintain
the version numbers in the various places we have.  I don't have and
am not planning on acquiring the maven skill to improve the situation.
So help in that quarter would be appreciated.

--Thilo

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thilo Goetz [mailto:twgoetz@gmx.de] 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 10:12 AM
> To: uima-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: 2.3.0-incubating-SNAPSHOT
> 
> Jukka Zitting wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Thilo Goetz<twgoetz@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> I guess I'm just displaying my maven ignorance here.  Since
>>> we're not uploading any snapshot artifacts to any maven
>>> repos, does it still buy us anything?
>> It does. If I build UIMA today, I get a SNAPSHOT version in my local
>> Maven repository instead of a version that may later interfere with
>> the final release.
>>
>> A SNAPSHOT can change from day to day, but a release version should
>> always stay the same.
> 
> Ok, by all means.  Still, since the version number needs
> to be updated in a gazillion places, and I've already made
> a start, anybody object to me changing the version number
> to 2.3.0-incubating (no snapshot) now, so we can catch all
> the places that I'm sure to have missed until we finally
> release?
> 
> --Thilo
> 
> 
> 
>> BR,
>>
>> Jukka Zitting

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