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From "Jamie G." <jamie.goody...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maintenance "Policy"
Date Mon, 03 Jan 2011 13:11:48 GMT
That sounds like a good idea for the snapshot builds :)

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 9:28 AM, Andreas Pieber <anpieber@gmail.com> wrote:
> Basically I've no problems with that; but I think we really should
> provide hudson builds (and automate deploys to apache-snapshot repos)
> for all supported branches, don't you think?
> kind regards,
> andreas
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Jamie G. <jamie.goodyear@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Andreas,
>> It doesn't appear that we have a written policy for Karaf maintenance.
>> In general we reserve trunk for new development, and the patch
>> branches for bug fixes (and the rare improvement that does not break
>> backwards compatibility).
>> Right now the current active support is on the 2.1.x branch and main
>> trunk. After the 2.2.0 release occurs then we will have the 2.1.x,
>> 2.2.x, and the new trunk as active lines. I do not believe we have a
>> planned discontinue of support for the earlier releases, if such was
>> to be considered I'm sure that we would have an open discussion and
>> vote on the matter. Personally, as long as bug fixes are being
>> submitted to past branches I'm more than happy to spin up a release
>> candidate for consideration & vote.
>> If anyone else knows better on the subject please help clarify the matter :)
>> Cheers,
>> Jamie
>> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 3:36 AM, Andreas Pieber <anpieber@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> I've seen that there had been a commit to karaf-2.0.x branch; do we still
>>> support it? What is the maintenance "policy" for karaf? Which versions do we
>>> officially support? Only the latest stable release (e.g. 2.1.x for now)?
>>> Where do we "have" to back-port bug-fixes... E.g. if I find a problem in 2.1.2;
>>> do I have to also fix it in 2.0.x (if it exists there)?
>>> In addition to this question: IMHO we should also setup Hudson build targets
>>> all "officially" supported versions to make bug-fixes easier and faster
>>> available via snapshots in the apache snapshot repository.
>>> Any ideas? Are there already guidelines documented anywhere?
>>> kind regards,
>>> andreas

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