[fpc-devel] Freepascal 2.4.0rc1 released

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Nov 9 14:17:07 CET 2009

In our previous episode, Graeme Geldenhuys said:
> > Thanks for the note.  I wanted to update the Git mirror by tagging the
> > 2.4.0rc1 revision, but looking in SubVersion, that was done two weeks
> > ago?  Is this announcements simply 2 weeks late?
> > 
> > release_2_4_0_rc1/ 	 13941 	 2 weeks 	 marco 	  * regenned makefiles
> Sorry, I'm slightly confused as to how you guys managed the version
> process in FPC.
> Above is the 'tag' created in SubVersion but last changes was 2 weeks ago.
> In Git, I am tracking 'branches/fixes_2_4' which was update last in
> r14066 (3 days ago), so should I tag this revision as 2.4.0rc1? Or
> should I tag r13941 (from /tags/release_2_4_0_rc1) in Git mirror?

The tag is the 2.4.0RC1.

The final release will probably branch from fixes_2_4 at the RC1
branchpoint, and then have some critical patches merged back form fixes_2_4

After 2.4.0 is out, fixes_2_4 branch will be updated to versionnumber 2.4.1

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