[Development] Branch for Qt 6
Allan.Jensen at qt.io
Tue Jan 15 14:24:42 CET 2019
On Tuesday, 15 January 2019 14:00:50 CET Tor Arne Vestbø wrote:
> > On 15 Jan 2019, at 13:52, Lars Knoll <lars.knoll at qt.io> wrote:
> >> On 15 Jan 2019, at 13:44, Kari Oikarinen <kari.oikarinen at qt.io> wrote:
> >> An alternative way of seeing (and perhaps handling) is in the same way as
> >> we
handle feature branches. The qt6/6/next/whatever branch would be for
> >> development that can't be put into dev yet as it is not suitable for the
> >> 5.x releases. Everything that is suitable for 5.x would still go to dev.
> >> Once the last minor version of the 5 series of releases freezes, dev is
> >> open for 6.x stuff. Then the qt6/6/next branch would be merged into dev
> >> and deleted.
> > Yes, that’s what it would be in practice.
> Except we can’t merge ‘qt6’ into ‘dev’ until 5.15 has been branched, and
> we’ll branch off 6.0 before that, so unlike a normal feature branch that
> gets merged into a release branch, and then released, we would then release
> directly from a feature branch (qt6).
It has previously been suggested to branch 5.15 from 5.14, or branch it from
dev at same time as 5.14.
I don't think it is an issue.
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