[Development] Starting preparations for Qt 5.1

Sean Harmer sean.harmer at kdab.com
Mon Mar 18 11:42:09 CET 2013

On Monday 18 March 2013 10:27:45 Shaw Andy wrote:
> > Making of Qt 5.1 minor release will soon start:
> > 
> > - Plan is to move 'dev' into 'stable' branch on March 19th.
> > 
> > - After March 19th any changes that are required to get in for 5.1
> > 
> >   need to be pushed into 'stable' branch. So if your needed changes don't
> > 
> > make it today,
> > 
> >   please wait after the merge is done and re-target it.
> > 
> > - I haven't planed to create any branch yet for commits already in
> > 'stable' and not in 'release'. So speak up if this is needed.
> > 
> > - If we decide to do 5.0.3, it could be done from the 'release' branch.
> Considering that people have been developing on stable on the basis that it
> is in fact 5.0.x, I think we should at least make sure that those changes
> end up somewhere in case we do a 5.0.3 release for whatever reason. Rather
> than lose those changes because we merged, could a read only branch be
> created from the current stable and then merge that into release should a
> 5.0.3 release happen? So no more work would be done for 5.0.x unless it is
> decided to make a 5.0.3 release.

I agree. 5.0.3 may never happen but this is good practise and a sensible 
precaution to take in case we do decide to release one.


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