[Releasing] rethinking the branching scheme

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Feb 19 16:56:41 CET 2014

Em qua 19 fev 2014, às 16:50:10, Giuseppe D'Angelo escreveu:
> On 19 February 2014 16:45, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> 
> > I think that the manpower issue is the biggest problem here. Sure, the
> > current scheme makes us unable to make further 5.1 releases,
> Assuming there's a set of commits we want to put in a new 5.1 release,
> why can't we branch off the latest v5.1.x tag, apply those commits,
> retag and release?

Yes. If we need to make a security patch release, that's how we'd do it.

I don't see a problem with that.

Besides, we do have the old/5.1 branch, which may contain non-security-related 
commits that were valid for the release series but never got released as such.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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