The upgrade process added in
Shouldn't be a major upgrade because it's solving a bug and that means that contains schema/data changes that are compatible with the latest version of existing code.
Check the following article to get more information:
It's crucial to follow these rules, otherwise we are forcing customers to execute the upgrade tool anytime we need to backport these changes. To avoid that we will have to create a dummy upgrade process in master from 0.0.1 to 1.0.0 to be able to backport and execute this upgrade from 0.0.0 to .0.0.1 in 7.2.x