[Releasing] ODP: rethinking the branching scheme

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at digia.com
Thu Feb 20 19:27:57 CET 2014

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 09:30:31AM -0800, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> I remember how difficult it was to get KDE developers to update the
> branch of Qt they were using whenever the minimum required version
> changed.
that is hardly related to how hard it is to switch the active branch of
a checkout. the time to recompile the thing (and possibly to adjust the
configuration first) is what discourages "consumers" from updating. this
is not influenced by the branching scheme at all.

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