RFC: Release Management Going Forward

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Wed Jun 22 21:16:10 CEST 2011

On Wednesday 22 June 2011, Rex Dieter wrote:
> >> Personally, I don't see how we can continue releasing both monolithic
> >> and split tarballs over a longer time, mostly due to work load reasons,
> >> unless I find a way to script this together (which I doubt..).
> > 
> > Can you please explain what you need exactly ?
> > Have you seen my announcement for KDE "SuperBuilds" ?
> > https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/superbuild
> > 
> > You can use them e.g. to build the complete kdegraphics (similar to
> > kdesrc- build) and you can also use it to create just a kdegraphics
> > source tarball: "make UpdateAll&&  make package", which can then be
> > unpacked anywhere and compiled.
> To be clear, this can make reproducible 4.7.x tarballs, or just 4.7
> branch snapshots? or both?  

What do you mean with "reproducible 4.7.x tarballs" exactly ?
Get the sources from git tags ?
If that's what you mean, yes, that's the plan.
But I haven't added support for using different tags within one such tarball 
yet, will do that in the next days.


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