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From Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Simplify CloudMonkey's branching/maintenance process
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:51:13 GMT
+1 , I wish we could make such a call on the stack.

On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 7:14 PM, sebgoa <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Dec 9, 2014, at 2:25 PM, Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com> 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)
>>
>
> +1
>
> 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
>> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
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-- 
Daan

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