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H.Merijn Brand
April 21, 2021 12:18
Re: Perl 5.33.9 is available
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On Wed, 21 Apr 2021 07:56:39 -0400, "Ricardo Signes"
<> wrote:

> 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?

I see no added values in comments/annotations on release tags unless
they actually have to add value in the description. As with the above
example, it does not IMHO

H.Merijn Brand   Perl Monger
using perl5.00307 .. 5.33        porting perl5 on HP-UX, AIX, and Linux

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