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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Backporting policy proposal
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:05:20 GMT
On 6/18/13 10:53 AM, Adam Fuchs wrote:
>> >
>> >2. Back-porting performance improvements to a prior release line that
>> >is not EOL (end-of-life) is usually okay (subject to normal lazy
>> >consensus), so long as it does not change user-facing behavior or API.
>> >It is still strongly preferred to add such fixes in the older branch
>> >first, and merge forward to the newer one(s).
> Agree, although doesn't the transition to git alleviate the problems with
> order of operations?

I don't understand what you mean by "order of operations". If you push a 
commit in 1.6.0-SNAPSHOT that should really be in 1.4.4-SNAPSHOT, Git 
will not handle this well in terms of an accurate history.

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