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

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Mar 1 20:58:58 CET 2017

Em quarta-feira, 1 de março de 2017, às 04:38:47 PST, Marc Mutz escreveu:
> > This also implies that bug fixes should now get pushed to the 5.9 branch
> > and we should close the 5.8 branch soon.
> I disagree. Even if you cannot produce releases from 5.8 anymore, that's our
> stable branch. 5.9 isn't stable, yet. If you release 5.9.0, *then* you can
> close 5.8. Do you really want stuff from 5.9 cherry-picked to 5.6?

We usually switch the default branch between the beta and the RC, so the point 
is moot.

5.9 will be considered stable in a couple of weeks, so 5.8 can be closed.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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