Workflow for recommending baselines

The recommend baselines task of the integrator follows make baselines and ends the workflow.

As work on your project progresses and the quality and stability of the components improve, change the baseline's promotion level attribute to reflect important milestones. The promotion level attribute typically indicates a level of testing.

When baselines pass the level of testing required to be considered stable, make them the recommended set of baselines. Developers then rebase their development streams to the recommended baselines. The rebase operation updates their work areas with the new baseline and merges files and directories from the integration stream or feature-specific development stream to their development streams. You can set a policy that requires developers to rebase their development streams to the set of recommended baselines before they deliver work. This policy helps to ensure that developers update their work areas whenever a baseline passes an acceptable level of testing.