[Development] Merging patches to old/5.0 or old/5.1 branches

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at digia.com
Mon Nov 4 19:26:21 CET 2013

On 04/11/13 17:18, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:

>On segunda-feira, 4 de novembro de 2013 12:18:22, Allan Sandfeld Jensen
>> The biggest problem I see with these branches is that they do not have
>> bots testing it, so we need to be extra careful with merging patches. I
>> suggest a policy of only merging patches that are already fully
>> into the newer trees, and which fixes new platforms, or fixes bugs on
>> platforms or feature combinations that should work but wasn't fully
>> at  release, and of course security fixes, but we will do new releases
>> those pop up. Additionally we should require at least two +2 reviews
>> merging.
>I agree with this.

+1 from my side as well. It¹s probably the safest and easiest way to
handle this.


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