[Releasing] Release process for QMF and Qt Mobility

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at digia.com
Tue Dec 11 15:06:51 CET 2012

On Dec 11, 2012, at 2:12 PM, Sergio Ahumada <sergio.ahumada at digia.com> wrote:

> On 12/10/2012 08:57 PM, Robin Burchell wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The release process for components in Qt essentials is fairly clear:
>> there's a release team who are now seeming to get things quite well on
>> track.
>> It's a little less clear for addons (the specific one I have in mind
>> being QMF) and "miscellaneous" things like Qt Mobility.
>> For Qt Mobility especially, I think some action is needed. The last
>> tag in the repository is 1.2.0. VERSION in common.pri is 1.2.2, which
>> means we have at least two minor releases which weren't tagged, and I
>> think it is probably overdue for a 1.2.3, too (~300 commits since the
>> commit increasing the version number in common.pri).
> Actually the 1.2 branch is missing. This is the first thing we should do 
> Also I didn't manage to find any references to any further releases 
> other than 1.2.0 
> https://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2011/05/12/qt-mobility-1-2-0-released/
> 1.2.1 seems to be an Nokia's internal release for Symbian Belle and 
> 1.2.2 another internal release for Symbian Carla.
> Is it too weird to suggest to just re-bump-back to 1.2.1 and do a proper 
> release ? (some people might want to even remove the Symbian code in the 
> future)

removing the code or marking it as not supported is ok. But please don't re-use a version number that has been used already (even if it was a Nokia only release).


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