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From Unico Homme <un...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Backporting bugfixes to 2.2.x
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:58:10 GMT
On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 9:52 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Unico Homme <unico@apache.org> wrote:
> > I'd like to backport several bugfixes that were fixed on the 2.4 branch
> to
> > the 2.2 branch. This concerns the following issues:
> Sounds good. Cutting a 2.2.13 release once all the fixes are in would
> be useful. Do you want to try cutting the release?

Yes, I'd like to try my hand at that.

> Note that when backporting fixes, we've normally used the already
> existing (resolved/closed) issue for that. So instead of opening new
> issues for the backports, it's better if you just label the relevant
> commits with the existing issue for that fix and then _edit_ the issue
> to add the 2.2.13 fix version in addition to the existing fix
> versions.

That was my plan, but then I noticed that I don't seem to have the
permission to reopen issues. In any case, the option is not there for me.
That is why I started creating separate issues.


> For completeness I often also add a comment like "Backported
> to the x.y branch in revision n" when adding the new fix version.
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting

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