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Re: Please pretest Emacs 21.3

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Please pretest Emacs 21.3
Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 14:58:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

|> On Mon, 27 May 2002, Andreas Schwab wrote:
|> > Please add a tag whenever you make a pretest.
|> I intended to tag the released version only.
|> Why is it important to tag a pretest, if we don't create a branch?

So that people can know what went into the pretest without having to
download the tarball.

|> (Any 
|> additional CVS command I need to issue as part of the pretest preparation 
|> is a nuisance, something I could forget or mess up.  So I'd like to avoid 
|> anything that is not necessary.)

That's what shell scripts are for.  It's always better to create too many
tags than to create too few, because retroactive tagging is a pain.


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