[Development] Focusing bug fixes to 5.9 branch and patch releases during H1/17

Ville Voutilainen ville.voutilainen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 14:45:41 CEST 2017

On 11 April 2017 at 15:16, Marc Mutz <marc.mutz at kdab.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 April 2017 13:49:01 Ville Voutilainen wrote:
>> You say we discourage cherry-picking. Why? Is that not a fairly
>> natural way to backport
>> bugfixes from a bleeding-edge branch to a stabler branch?
> Afaict, it's because it's against the workflow of the RCS.

So, we think it's better to forward-merge everything from stable to
dev, rather than
cherry-pick from dev to stable?

> Are you proposing a everything-to-dev-cherry-pick-into-older-branches-only
> model?

I'm not proposing it yet, but such models seem plenty attractive to me.

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