[Mono-dev] What mono branch/tag to use from svn

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Wed May 6 09:20:42 EDT 2009


On 05/06/2009 08:15 AM, Joachim Ante wrote:
> Hi,
> We are in the process of upgrading Unity to mono 2.4.
> I ran into one showstopper bug, that we want to get through asap.
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500385
> To build our mono we used tags mono-2-4
> _http://anonsvn.mono-project.com/source/tags/mono-2-4/mono_
> 1. Is this the right place to pull the most stable version of mono 
> that has gone through a full test pass?

The "tag" is a snapshot in time when 2.4 was relelased.  You probably 
want to track


and periodically pull the fixes that land there as pertinent to you.

> 2. At least for us the bug is still present on that tag. Sebastian 
> says it's fixed in 2.4 branch. Does anyone know which specific checkin 
> has fixed this issue?
> 3. Do you guys usually replace the tags when releasing an update to 
> mono 2.4 or do you create a new tag?
> It seems like the binary installer has revision 6 in it, but there is 
> no corresponding tag folder on svn.

A new tag will be created for every single release, which will be copied 
from the corresponding revision on the branch.


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