[Releasing] ODP: rethinking the branching scheme

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sat Feb 22 04:52:37 CET 2014

Em sex 21 fev 2014, às 23:45:32, Oswald Buddenhagen escreveu:
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 01:30:18PM -0800, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Em sex 21 fev 2014, às 16:25:17, Oswald Buddenhagen escreveu:
> > > on top of that, your idea to automatically "force" the latest stable on
> > > the "consumers" has a downside: it makes it actively hard to use the
> > > "oldest version that works" approach (which is a quite reasonable one to
> > > prevent accidentally requiring too new api).
> > 
> > Stable contains "oldest version that works" by definition.
> uhm, no, it doesn't. it contains "the latest version we consider
> stable (duh)". oldest is the opposite of latest.

Sorry, you're right. I didn't think it through because "oldest" doesn't make 
sense for tracking a repository. Updating implies you want something newer. If 
you want the oldest, don't update.

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

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