Creating 2.5.0 tag and make the tar ball downloadable #251

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oza opened this Issue Mar 23, 2015 · 4 comments

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oza commented Mar 23, 2015

Apache Hadoop depends on protobuf 2.5.0. Is it possible for you to create 2.5.0 tag and make the tar ball downloadable?

oza commented Mar 24, 2015

Is the comment here(#11) still effective?

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xfxyjwf commented Mar 24, 2015

Old releases (before 2.6) are all made in svn branches which are not ported to github. As a result there isn't a single commit that corresponds to 2.5.0 release. Instead, you will see 2.5.0-pre in the commit history and then it just jumps to 2.6.0-pre. For this reason we are not going to tag old releases.

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xfxyjwf commented Mar 25, 2015

FYI. We decided to manually copy the commit history from svn branches to github in order to tag old releases. Now you should be able to find 2.5.0 and 2.4.1 in our releases page.

https://github.com/google/protobuf/releases/tag/v2.5.0

oza commented Mar 25, 2015

@xfxyjwf Great, it helps us very much! Thank you!

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