Re: Git tag systematics ?


Burton, Ross <ross.burton@...>
 

On 15 December 2012 13:22, Wolfgang Denk <wd@...> wrote:
can anybody explain to me the systematics of the git tags ysed to mark
the Yocto / Poky releases?

For example, for Yocto 1.2 and before, we have release tags like
denzil-7.0, edison-6.0, bernard-5.0, laverne-4.0, etc.

Some parts of the current 1.3 Yocto release refer to it as "Poky 8.0"
or Version "8.0 Danny", see for example here:
https://www.yoctoproject.org/download/yocto-project-13-poky-80

However, there is no such release tag as "danny-8.0".

Instead, there is a tag "1.3" - but there are no similar tags as "1.1"
or "1.2" for the earlier releases?


What is the system in this numbering / tagging?
I think the problem is that there isn't a system - there's a mix of tag naming.

If you know the name of a release and the corresponding oe-core/Poky
versions all the tags are present, but that's not ideal.

Releated: is there any document which explains the branch names being
used for development. for example, how can I find out ("officially")
what the branch name for Yocto 1.4 will be / is ?
The name for 1.4 is top top secret until the release. It will be
decided by Richard and he keeps it a mystery until the release.

The names are in themes, the Inky / Clyde / Blinky series is easily
googlable, as is Laverne / Bernard / Edison. Denzil and Danny, well,
Richard thought he told me what the theme was but I can't remember and
he won't tell me again. :(

Ross

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