Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of Developer/Release


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Timestamp:
May 14, 2015, 4:38:16 PM (4 years ago)
Author:
Gedare Bloom
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Refactor notes on release terminology

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    77The RTEMS Project is a volunteer effort and only maintains the current and one previous release. Users wishing to have older releases maintained should enquire about commercial support. The RTEMS Project attempts to provide access to previous releases as release.
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     9== Release Terminology
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     11 * A release is the creation of any generated files and their packaging together with the source in a repository that makes the package available as a file.
     12 * A release branch is a ''git branch'' pushed to the repositories.
     13 * A release branch release is a ''git tag'' on a release branch with the tags pushed to the repositories.
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    915== Release Stages
     
    1824||= `RELEASE_ARCHIVED` =|| The release branch is archived. No further changes are made to the branch. ||
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    20  * Stages changes on the master branch are announced on the [mailto:devel@rtems.org devel@rtems.org] mailing list. The decision to change is made by agreement of the core developers. There are no changes in the repositories to reflect this. The release page in the wiki will indicate the state.
     26Stages changes on the master branch are announced on the [mailto:devel@rtems.org devel@rtems.org] mailing list. The decision to change is made by agreement of the core developers. There are no changes in the repositories to reflect this. The release page in the wiki will indicate the state.
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     28== Working on Releases
    2129 * Features for a master branch should be listed as an enhancement ticket.
    22  * A release is the creation of any generated files and the packaging of the source in a repository making the package available as a file.
    2330 * Only the current and previous release branches are active and all other release branches are archived.
    24  * A release branch is a ''git branch'' pushed to the repositories.
    25  * A release is a ''git tag'' on a release branch with the tags pushed to the repositories.
    2631 * An archived release branch cannot be changed.
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