Commit d43bf409 authored by Vincent Lefevre's avatar Vincent Lefevre
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Added info to doc/README.dev about <branch>-root tags.

parent 673ab342
......@@ -144,7 +144,9 @@ To make a release (for the MPFR team):
soon as the ABI changed in the trunk;
* update the ChangeLog (see below) in the trunk, in order to minimize
the future diffs.
If everything is OK, create the branch. Then:
If everything is OK, create the branch and add a <branch>-root tag on
the root commit (i.e. just before the first commit in the new branch).
Then:
1) Check the version and change the suffix to "rc1", "rc2", etc. with
tools/update-version for the release candidates; remove the suffix
......@@ -1814,3 +1816,13 @@ MPFR trunk and supported branches.
Spelling:
* Some suggestions: https://gcc.gnu.org/codingconventions.html#Spelling
* Check with "codespell" (done by mpfrlint).
===========================================================================
Git:
* When creating a branch, add an associated <branch>-root tag on the
root commit (i.e. just before the first commit in the new branch).
This can be useful for commands like "git diff <branch>-root" to get
the commits done in the branch since its creation, and such tags are
used in tests/Makefile.am for output_info (Git information output by
"make check").
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