- MAJOR version for major helm structural changes that lead to break the compatibility with previous version (ex: X.0.0)
- MINOR version for major functionality ehancement added in a backwards compatible manner (ex: 0.X.0)
- PATCH version for bug, security and functionnals updates, backwards compatible for continous delivery (ex: 0.0.X)
- PRE-RELEASE version for an unstable release that might not satisfy the intended compatibility requirements (ex: 0.0.0-beta)
- BUILD version to identify to differents build during release preparation (ex: 0.0.0-tag)
Only MAJOR, MINOR and PATCH are mandatory for naming a chart release.
Minor or patch release with an odd number are used for stable and releasable version. A even minor or patch number indicate a release not stable and releasable.
The CI chain will run integration test suite and promote to a stable release number the code if test are OK.
- Major releases defined by startx strategy (driven by technology improvments : helm, OCP)
- Minor releases defined by cross-chart, startx’s driven roadmap and minor OCP release
- Patch releases defined by technical issues related to charts
- pre-release defined as part of major and minor release lifecycle
- build release used only during dev, test, build CI operations
- major release :
- minor release :
- patch release :
- pre-release :
- build release :
Link with Openshift lifecycle
Major release of Openshift Container Platform will lead to a Major release of this respository components. Minor or patched Openshift Container Platform release will be stabilized within a Minor release of this repository chart.