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From Steen Jansdal <...@buanco.dk>
Subject Re: FetchPOP reentry
Date Mon, 15 Sep 2003 09:25:47 GMT
Soeren Hilmer wrote:
> I am looking at HEAD branch, FetchMail version 1.9.
> HEAD branch should be the newest right? But it seams to be 4 months old, hmmm.
> I cannot select any v. 2.2 branch though?
> Please tell me what is going on here. The code you supply can be found under 
> 2.1_fcs.
> But according to contributions patches MUST be made against HEAD branch and 
> then backported.
> Does this mean that if I have a patch for this new fetchmail, I should 
> not make it against HEAD but against 2.1_fcs?
> I think it is a "little" confusing, I believe there are good reasons to only 
> implement functional (and I regard a robustness enhancement as such) against 
> the HEAD branch, It will IMO make life easier for you comitters, when 
> non-comitters like myself, submit patches against the functionally superior 
> branch. Am I totally wrong in this impression? Then please enlighten me.
> regards
>   Søren

I've downloaded 2.2.0a10 from


I too find it a little confusing (note: I'm not a comitter),
maybe some of the real committers can enlighten us.


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