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From:
Ricardo Signes
Date:
April 21, 2021 11:57
Subject:
Re: Perl 5.33.9 is available
Message ID:
9aeb4bda-ba5a-4432-9a7f-de3a6b49b73b@beta.fastmail.com
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021, at 3:41 AM, Andreas Koenig wrote:
> The release has been tagged with v5.33.9 but the tag is a lightweight
> tag, not an annotated one. This is what the release manager guide has to
> say about the tag:
> 
> % grep 'git tag v' Porting/release_managers_guide.pod
>     $ git tag v5.11.0 -m 'First release of the v5.11 series!'

I'm not sure why we prefer an annotated tag, but consistency *is* nice.

We can forcibly replace that tag with a new one.  Some remotes will still have the old one, unless they delete and re-fetch, but I'm inclined to think that there's no harm in doing this.

Andreas?  Anybody else?

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rjbs
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