[Releasing] rethinking the branching scheme

Sergio Ahumada sahumada at blackberry.com
Tue Feb 25 12:49:23 CET 2014

On 25.02.2014 12:00, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> On Monday, February 24, 2014 19:26:29 Frederik Gladhorn wrote:
>> What is problematic is:
>> - reverse dependencies: we test qtdeclarative when changing qtbase and the
>> other way around.
> I still think this should be removed. It made a lot of sense before the 5.0
> release because the API in qtbase was changing so rapidly. That is not the
> case now.
> Unintended breaks are still caught by CI when qtdeclarative is built, albeit a
> bit later than when qtbase is built. This is the case for most repos
> downstream from qtbase. While it can be a good thing to prevent unintended
> breakage earlier, I don't think it's worth it and it should be removed. Use
> the hardware for something else instead.
> Thanks,

I absolutely agree. revdeps should be removed.

Sergio Ahumada
sahumada at blackberry.com

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