[Development] Qt branches & proposal how to continue with those

Jani Heikkinen jani.heikkinen at qt.io
Thu Feb 1 11:21:54 CET 2018

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Development [mailto:development-bounces+jani.heikkinen=qt.io at qt-
> project.org] On Behalf Of Tuukka Turunen
> Sent: tiistai 30. tammikuuta 2018 23.38
> To: Konrad Rosenbaum <konrad at silmor.de>; development at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Development] Qt branches & proposal how to continue with those
> The item that has received comments both in favor and against is what to do
> with 5.10 now. I think that instead of closing 5.10, we could move it to cherry
> pick mode, just like Qt 5.9 is. That allows putting the necessary fixes there, but
> reduces the amount of needed merges a lot. It also allows to faster get all the
> fixes merged up to dev, which is something we have struggled in the past.
> With this approach we have full capability to make Qt 5.10.2 release, if one is
> needed. We also continue to make Qt 5.9.x patch releases. We would have two
> branches open for direct submission: 5.11 and dev, and for each commit the
> lowest applicable branch can be chosen. For all such important fixes that need
> to be in Qt 5.9.x LTS releases or in the 5.10 branch, we use cherry picking.

This is OK for me as well so +1 from my side

- Jani

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