[Development] Proposal: Eliminate soft branching phase from release process

Kari Oikarinen kari.oikarinen at qt.io
Tue Oct 15 10:28:55 CEST 2019

On 15.10.2019 11.19, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 06:16:33AM +0000, Kari Oikarinen wrote:
>> After thinking about it again, I agree with you that it's irrelevant.
>> There could be a category of changes that would need to wait and I was
>> describing it.
>> But in fact there isn't, since the branching and the associated cut-off
>> has not happened yet during soft branching. So any changes that need to
>> happen before the cut-off can target the old branch. Either they make
>> the cut-off (are included in the downmerge) or they don't and are
>> included in the next release.
>> The period is in fact exactly the same as the week before hard branching
>> would be in my proposal.
> yep. i take that as an official retraction of the proposal. ^^

It isn't, it was just to retract this part of my reply. I think the
other aspects are still worth discussing.


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