[asterisk-dev] Asterisk Release Schedule
russell at digium.com
Wed Oct 7 17:10:03 CDT 2009
Rod Dorman wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 17:47:05, Rod Dorman wrote:
>>>> * Minor - This number reflects an update with bug fixes only.
>>>> * Patch - This number will be optionally used to reflect trivial
>>>> changes to a patch release. This is most often used for
>>>> security updates.
>> I'm curious about the need for both 'Minor' and 'Patch'
>> What would be an example of a "trivial" change that couldn't just bump
>> the 'Patch' level?
> Sigh... today is just not my day. I meant of course bump the 'Minor'
It's less about the type, and more about communicating the magnitude of
change between releases.
Generally, a minor release could contain something on the order of 100
to 200 bug fixes. A patch level release is usually only one or two
changes. The only time we do this is when we want to get a specific fix
out as soon as possible. Examples are security problems or serious
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