[Development] Finishing the transition to the cherry-pick model
tuukka.turunen at qt.io
Mon Apr 20 07:59:56 CEST 2020
I would also close Qt 5.14 branch already now.
The other option is that some fixes pushed into Qt 5.14 branch at the time of Qt 5.15 RC1 only land in Qt 5.15.1.
Neither of these is problematic to me, assuming that the change that may be landing to 5.14 in the last minute is not a as such a blocker for Qt 5.15 release.
On 20.4.2020, 8.28, "Development on behalf of Jani Heikkinen" <development-bounces at qt-project.org on behalf of jani.heikkinen at qt.io> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of
> Volker Hilsheimer
> Sent: lauantai 18. huhtikuuta 2020 12.22
> To: Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>
> Cc: development at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Development] Finishing the transition to the cherry-pick model
> > On 18 Apr 2020, at 02:50, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>
> > On Friday, 17 April 2020 10:31:04 -03 Volker Hilsheimer wrote:
> >>> Please disable merging only after 5.14 branch is closed, so all
> >>> changes to it make it into 5.15.0.
> >>> The 5.14 branch closes the moment 5.15.0-rc1 is out.
> >> To clarify, we don’t “disable merging”, we turn off the bot. People
> >> with the privilege to push merge commits can in theory continue to do so
> >> Merging 5.14 into 5.15 fully before the RC will be part of the manual
> >> merge process.
> > Ok, so can we close the 5.14 branch before we change to cherry-pick
> > mode? That will only leave 5.15 to dev, which we can coordinate.
> Yes, that’s the intention.
Yeah. If we want to get all changes from '5.14' to Qt 5.15.0 we has to close it before RC & also do the final merge from '5.14' to '5.15.0' before it. Because we aren't planning to do new releases from '5.14' should we just remove staging option from '5.14' already now to be able to do final merge from '5.14' to '5.15' before final downmerge to '5.15.0'? I think we should.
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