[development] dev release of contrib module using CVS HEAD
Daniel F. Kudwien
news at unleashedmind.com
Thu May 6 13:59:54 UTC 2010
At the time you create a new branch in CVS, e.g., DRUPAL-6--3, you should be
able to edit the existing development snapshot that is currently pointing to
HEAD, and change it to point to the new DRUPAL-6--3 branch instead. This,
however, only works when there is no dev snapshot for DRUPAL-6--3 yet.
Afterwards, you can create a new dev snapshot pointing to HEAD, i.e., for
> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org
> [mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org] On Behalf Of David Cohen
> Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2010 1:17 AM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: Re: [development] dev release of contrib module
> using CVS HEAD
> 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?
> On Wed, 05 May 2010 10:49 -0700, "nan wich" <nan_wich at bellsouth.net>
> > I'm sure Derek will correct me if I am wrong. You should go
> ahead and
> > create the DRUPAL-6--3 branch (but no tags), then the -dev
> from HEAD
> > will go to that.
> > Nancy E. Wichmann, PMP
> > Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. --
> Dr. Martin L.
> > King, Jr.
> > ________________________________
> > From: David Cohen <drupal at dave-cohen.com>
> > To: development at drupal.org
> > Sent: Wed, May 5, 2010 12:48:28 PM
> > Subject: [development] dev release of contrib module using CVS HEAD
> > I maintain a contrib module with multiple branches in
> drupal.org CVS.
> > Until recently, my HEAD branch corresponded to the 2.x release.
> > Now, I've created a DRUPAL-6--2 branch for the 2.x release.
> HEAD is
> > now 3.x.
> > My problem is that drupal.org gives me no way to change the version
> > associated with the HEAD branch. Right now, my project page offers
> > two releases both called "6.x-2.x-dev". One of those
> should be 6.x-3.x-dev.
> > How can I change it?
> > (Replies should probably go to this forum post:
> > http://drupal.org/node/789978)
> > Thanks!
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