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From Rohit Yadav <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] stable master and 4.6 release
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2015 08:07:14 GMT
Based on some discussion from slack, I think there is no harm in experimenting this for let’s
say 2-4 weeks; at worst we would have blocked people from merging new features etc.

Remi/Rajani - do you think we can pull this off (fix blockers and do a 4.6.0 release) in next
2-4 weeks?

On 16-Sep-2015, at 1:28 pm, Daan Hoogland <<>>

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 9:38 AM, Rohit Yadav <<>>

1. Only BLOCKER fixes to master. If there's something else that needs to
get in, it can be discussed with the RMs on a case-by-case basis.

-1 -ish
What you’re effectively saying is to freeze/block master from new changes
until 4.6.0 releases which could take anywhere from one week to many weeks.
In reality that may be undesirable and can contribute to loss of developer
productivity time.

​agree and​

Few suggestions, though I’m not sure that best way to go forward: why not
create a 4.6 branch and merge it back when 4.6.0 releases? Alternatively,
create a development branch on which development can continue and we merge
it back to master when that branch is stable enough and 4.6.0 has released?

​I don't feel we should create a developer branch, branching 4.6.0 now and
fixing blockers there to merge them back to master as they are fixed seems
the way to go to me.

2. Atleast one of the reviewers of a PR should do the actual tests. We do
not have good CI in place and travis just does simulator tests.

+1 some of us talking in the background to setup an automated QA system to
use existing marvin tests to do long running integration tests but other
than Travis or Jenkins (b.a.o) we don’t have anything.

​I hate this but still +1​ (CI is/should be there so we don't need this)


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