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Re: git tag for 2.29.1 release


On September 28, 2017 5:26:50 PM GMT+02:00, Nick Clifton <nickc@redhat.com> wrote:
>Hi Richard,
>
>> It looks like the tag is wrong given that the patch resulting from
>> 
>> git diff binutils-2_29_1
>> 
>> doesn't apply ontop of the release tarball.  It looks like
>> the tag should be at d1a6e7195b9bb0255fa77588985b969ad8aaacf5
>instead.
>
>Is this because of the change to bfd/development.sh ?

No, there appear to be many more changes in the tarball vs. The tag. Just diff yourselves. 

Richard. 

>I was told that that file should not be changed in the repository, only
>in the released sources.  I am guessing however that you do not agree.
>
>I am not sure of the best way to proceed from here however.  The 
>development flag needs to remain set to false on the git branch but
>true
>in the release tarballs.  Is there any way to achieve this and not
>cause
>problems with later patching ?
>
>
>Cheers
>  Nick


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