[Development] Proposal: New branch model

Edward Welbourne edward.welbourne at qt.io
Wed Jan 23 21:47:16 CET 2019

On Wednesday, 23 January 2019 11:01:53 PST Volker Hilsheimer wrote:
>> I think that’s fine. What’s much worse is having a fix in 5.12 and not
>> knowing how to deal with the merge conflicts into dev. That means dev might
>> regress, unless whoever authored the change is willing to spend time on
>> making it work. In the end, if contributors can’t own their changes for all
>> various branches of Qt, then I much prefer for them to own the changes at
>> least for dev. And with Qt 6, this will become a much bigger problem.

Thiago Macieira (23 January 2019 20:10)
> The problem is I can turn this around and say that we introduce regressions
> into the older branches due to an improper cherry-pick that didn't conflict.

and *that* is a concern that does bother me.
Of course, it's got to pass integration, as well as not conflict,
but that doesn't guarantee it hasn't broken something.


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