On 29 March 2012 01:12, Matthias Runge <mrunge(a)matthias-runge.de> wrote:
currently, there's version 1.2 of the web development framework django
included in epel6. A week ago, django 1.4 was released. Afaik, the
django developers support only two minor releases at a time, so it's
questionable if django-1.2 will get any (security-)updates from now on.
My question is: Is there a operation precedure to do an upgrade to e.g.
django-1.3 (and accepting possible breakage of old software)? Is this
even required? If nobody complains about this update, I'd prepare an
update to version 1.3 probably next weekend.
the procedure is:
1) announce here there is going to be a break.
2) see what apps are requiring it and letting those maintainers know
they will have a break to deal with.
3) work out when those updates can be done.
4) see if there is any way to document the breakages and add that as a README.
5) then put a 1.3 in testing and call for testers.
There are some minor backwards incompatible changes , in general,
versions 1.2 and 1.3 are compatible.
There's also a bugzilla-entry regarding this.
Matthias Runge <mrunge(a)matthias-runge.de>
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