[Development] dist/changes-x.y.z (was: Re: Branches)

shane.kearns at accenture.com shane.kearns at accenture.com
Thu Dec 6 18:58:57 CET 2012

> Hi Lars,
> On Monday December 3 2012, Knoll Lars wrote:
> > Dev:
> >
> > Dev is the branch where you can land anything that's supposed to go
> > into 5.1. The following policies apply:
> >
> > * Changes have to be source and binary compatible
> > * You can add new method and classes given that they are fully
> > documented and tested * Please do not add half finished features.
> > Create your own branch for that, and only push your changes once the
> feature is fully done.
> Should we add:
> * carries a change to dist/changes-5.1.0 if it's (Qt-)user-visible (bug
> fixes,
>   new features, performance fixes)?
> Same for stable once 5.0.0 branches off?

This would cause many more staging conflicts, as most changes would touch the same file.
I'd suggest that bug fixes should not touch the changes file, only new features.

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