[development] Re: fixed project releases

Khalid B kb at 2bits.com
Fri Jan 27 00:04:08 UTC 2006

> >> 21:44 < killes> Dries_: please remove all releases older than 4.5,
> >> all non-4.7 RCs


> >What to do with the issues associated with those releases?
> Change the release to 4.5 for all pre-4.5 releases. I assume there
> will be a comment added to the issue recording the change.

Create a new release called "obsolete" (or some other obnoxious but
creative name) and assign anything that is now pre 4.5 to be against
it so we know this is old stuff if  we need to know, and it does not get
in the way later.

One related issue: any issue  that says "cvs" now and does not get
fixed, remains as cvs even if we release 4.7, then 4.8 then 5.0, then
5.1, ...etc. Later someone has to go thru and mark some of them as
no longer applicable, ...etc.

Is there a better way of doing this? For example, all current issues
are marked either "4.6" or "pre-4.7". Future ones become  "4.7" if
they are against that live branch, or "pre-4.8".

Would this ease tracking of old issue and give a sense of how long
they have been around  (since how many releases, not number of

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