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Re: Emacs 29.3 released

From: Ihor Radchenko
Subject: Re: Emacs 29.3 released
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2024 14:38:59 +0000

Michael Albinus <michael.albinus@gmx.de> writes:

>> Would it be possible to modify the Tramp revision on the release
>> branch so that it would not have the "-pre" suffix, and otherwise
>> leave intact the procedure by which you collect and merge fixes to the
>> release branch? ...
> It would be possible. I could change the Tramp version in the release
> branch to the next anticipated release number. So I could change it now
> to "". However, I see at least two problems:
> - The Tramp version doesn't guarantee any longer uniqueness. Tramp
> would differ today and tomorrow. That was the reason to use
>   such an ambiguous version like 2.6.3-pre.
> - We might run into problems on ELPA. A user sees a builtin version of
>   Tramp, but in order to fix something for her there is also
>   Tramp (let's say). I fear we'll have a hard time to explain,
>   that is newer than

May it be an option to follow what Org mode does?
We have a stable branch that we periodically tag as a bugfix release
(weekly, if there are new commits).
Only tagged bugfix releases are merged to Emacs upstream.
The same bugfix releases go to ELPA.

> (FWIW, I don't understand yet why 29.3 was such an emergency that it was
> released w/o any warning in advance.)


Ihor Radchenko // yantar92,
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