[development] dev release of contrib module using CVS HEAD

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Thu May 6 11:55:05 UTC 2010

Bob Hutchinson wrote:
> On Thursday 06 May 2010, David Cohen wrote:
>> If I get what you're saying, I can create the DRUPAL-6--3 branch, then
>> when the time comes create the DRUPAL-6--4 branch off of that, and so
>> on.  It will have a bizarre effect on the version numbers, making them
>> unnecessarily long, but I guess most people wont notice that.  And the
>> HEAD branch will just be left as is till the end of time (or end of
>> drupal cvs which will hopefully be soon).
>> But even still, there is now a 2.x dev release being created from the
>> HEAD branch which conflicts with the DRUPAL-6--2  branch, and I have no
>> way to prevent that release (HEAD) from being built.
>> I can't be the only one to have encountered this.  How do other contrib
>> developers deal with it?
> I'm having the same problem, two 1.x-dev tarballs. I've got around it by not
> enabling snapshots. Creating a new branch DRUPAL-6--2 has not resolved the
> issue.
> I have followed Jennifer's advice but no edit button, I am the (only)
> maintainer.
> Hopefully this will be resolved with the implementation of git.

This is beginning to sound like a bug in the project module driving 
d.o/project.  There should be no method to allow you to have two -dev 
versions of the same branch tag listed on the modules project page.

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