[Development] [Releasing] brown paper bag issue in Qt 5.6.1 packages

Lars Knoll Lars.Knoll at qt.io
Fri Jun 24 08:49:56 CEST 2016

On 24/06/16 02:12, "Development on behalf of Thiago Macieira" <development-bounces+lars.knoll=qt.io at qt-project.org on behalf of thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:

>On terça-feira, 21 de junho de 2016 23:37:57 PDT Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> On terça-feira, 21 de junho de 2016 16:42:14 PDT Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> > I propose that we delete the bad tag, retag and rerelease with a better
>> > name.
>> Also: update MODULE_VERSION qtdeclarative/.qmake.conf. It MUST be different 
>> from the original 5.6.1 version.
>What action is going to be taken to fix this mistake?
> * delete the v5.6.1-1 tag immediately
> * immediately retract all source and binary releases with "-1" in the name
> * modify qtdeclarative's .qmake.conf to say MODULE_VERSION = 5.6.2
> * tag that v5.6.2, update qt5.git and tag it v5.6.2
> * rebuild binaries
> * release them and source
>The tag v5.6.2 will be skipped in all the other modules. We update all of 
>their MODULE_VERSION to 5.6.3.

What’s the point? Create ourselves man weeks worth of work and completely confuse all our users for what exactly? 

Let’s have a discussion at QtCS how to best do things in the future, but this is not worth it.


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