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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Backporting bug fixes to 0.9
Date Mon, 13 Apr 2009 21:22:53 GMT
On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 10:17:03PM +0100, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>
> On 13 Apr 2009, at 19:45, Paul Davis wrote:
>
>> Is there a reason to not just take current trunk and tag it as 0.9.1?
>> I'd be +1 for making some sort of release tarball with Jan's listed
>> commits.
>
> I'm not proposing cutting a release just yet, just making sure we
> define which commits go into the 0.9.x tree. I'd -1 using trunk to
> cut 0.9.1; just for good practice. We do have the 0.9.x branch
> and with the practice of "backporting" we make sure that we
> don't step on each other in two branches and accidentally
> commit stuff to the "stable" branch that is only meant for
> "unstable" trunk. Right now it seems overkill but past
> experience has shown that this is a good practice to keep
> up.

Another reason for using the 0.9.x branch properly is that when we come to
releasing 0.9.2, we need a solid base on which to prepare this release branch
from. You can't easily do that without a dedicated branch.

-- 
Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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