[Ros-release] odd/even minor stack versions

Ken Conley kwc at willowgarage.com
Mon Mar 12 18:20:21 UTC 2012

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Jack O'Quin <jack.oquin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I maintain some stacks that are currently released as 1.7.x versions.
> My understanding of the odd/even stack version policy suggests I need
> to make 1.8.0 releases for Fuerte:
>  http://ros.org/wiki/StackVersionPolicy#Post_1.0
> Is that correct?
> The only reason to release camera_drivers would be to update the
> version number. There is no longer any code in that package, as all
> the drivers were moved to separate stacks for Fuerte.
> Should this be done before final freeze?

Yes.  The even version number is a good indicator that unstable
development has ceased.   It makes it so I don't have to ping
maintainers asking, "is it done yet?"


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