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From Remy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Make released versions RTC
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2007 16:05:00 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> I'm +1 for this type of procedure, but I don't see how
> this can be shoehorned into the current setup and layout
> of TC.
> 
> The basic ideas behind httpd and apr are:
> 
>   o There is a set development location (currently trunk)
>     which operates under CTR.
> 
>   o There is a set release branch location which only
>     operates on RTC. All code patches must first be
>     applied on the development location and then be
>     proposed for backport and obtain 3 (or more) +1
>     votes.
> 
> The premise is that there is a codebase which is CTR
> and thus very free and easy, but it is never directly in
> a "to be released" path. All code that is destined for
> actual release must be applied to the stable/release
> branch via a RTC method.

Yes, that is pretty much the plan. Also, by forcing some level of 
agreement before a commit, this removes the potential for clashes and 
flames due to unannounced changes :)

Rémy

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