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From sebgoa <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Simplify CloudMonkey's branching/maintenance process
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:14:02 GMT

On Dec 9, 2014, at 2:25 PM, Rohit Yadav <> wrote:

> Hi,
> CloudMonkey's git repo history is mostly linear and the work on master
> is simply getting synced on 5.3 branch. I want to ask the community if
> anyone has any objections on just keeping master as the working branch
> and have branches when they are needed (say documentation, feature work
> etc) and once they are merged they can be removed. We have git tags to
> identify past release so is it also alright with everyone to remove the
> support branches such as 5.3/5.2 etc.
> This way we will have:
> - one main working branch (master)
> - branch based workflow: feature branches for doing feature work, pull
> requests or reviewboard for bugfixes for non-committers
> - master is aimed to remain stable
> - master will have its own TravisCI and tests (in upcoming weeks)
> - CloudMonkey aims for progressive/rolling releases that are backward
> compatible with older releases and have clean upgrades
> For this please vote with your comments/suggestions;
> +1  approve
> +0  no opinion
> -1  disapprove (and reason why)


that's what we do in libcloud.

You could have a situation where you want to release a minor, and have to build it in a release
branch. Cherry picking from master.

But the next major already will have all the cherry picks from the previous minor.

so +1 for linear and rolling upgrade. 

> Regards,
> Rohit Yadav
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