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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: [NOTICE] Intend to T&R 2.4.12 tomorrow (Thurs, Jan 22)
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:55:33 GMT
On Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:08:20 +0000
"Lu, Yingqi" <> wrote:

> Hi Jim,
> Thanks for the update!
> A quick question on the review and testing procedure. Right now, Yann
> Ylavic already made available a 2.4 version of the patch. The link is
> included at . Is this good enough or
> is there anything additional needed at this point? If there is no bug
> reported, when 2.4.13 time is approaching, the patch will
> automatically be on the commit list or is there anything else we need
> to make sure?
> Thanks,
> Yingqi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Jagielski [] 
> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2015 9:37 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [NOTICE] Intend to T&R 2.4.12 tomorrow (Thurs, Jan 22)
> Since that was a very new patch, there was a risk in adding it to
> 2.4.11/12 since it would not have had enough time for adequate
> testing. It will be proposed for 2.4.13.


a patch of this scale is generally added to the branch early, once
three committers have had a chance to review it.  By living on the 2.4
branch for some time (long before 2.4.13 is considered for release)
we have the best chance of catching a problem between now and the
release of 2.4.13.  

It would be just as unlikely to be added just before 2.4.13 is tagged
because that doesn't give enough of the community time to review it.



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