[PATCH] Upgrade to 5.0.0

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Wed Oct 18 07:47:05 UTC 2017

On 18/10/17 4:07 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 17/10/17 21:34, Chris Johns wrote:
>> On 17/10/17 4:44 am, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> Tool name will be "rtems5", e.g. arm-rtems5-gcc.
>> Why not rtems5.0 and then rtems5.1?
> We don't have different tool versions for bugfix releases, e.g there are n0> 4.11.0, 4.11.1, 4.11.2, ... tools. It is just 4.11. With the new number scheme,
> this is just 5.

Ah OK we have rtems5 for all development branches from now on for 5.

>> Do we have the tool naming written up any where?
> No, not yet.
> >>
>>> Next release will 5.1.0.  Branch version after release will be 5.1.1.
>>> Next master will be 6.0.0.
>> I have added a section to the wiki
>> )https://devel.rtems.org/wiki/Developer/Release#ReleaseNumbering) and added
>> these files.
>> Can we please make sure we add anything we touch to this section so we can
>> create an accurate procedure?
> Could we please move this content from the wiki into a Git repository? Do we
> really need a separate repository for this release stuff? Could we move this
> into the RTEMS repository as a replacement for the Makefile.maint?

Yes. I had a name for it but I cannot put my hands on it. I will look for it

>> How is this change coordinated so we keep the window the tools, kernel, and
>> libraries are not working as small as possible?
> I don't know. I guess we have to figure this out and update the
> documentation/scripts accordingly.

OK and thanks. It is good to know the expectations. Maybe we get a suitable plan
in place first?


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