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Re: Question about commit policy

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: Question about commit policy
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:17:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 19 Jun 2015 10:11:01 -0400 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:

>> I haven't committed any changes or followed the lists very closely for a
>> while, so I'm not up to speed and need clarification.  I want to commit
>> a couple of bug fixes for todo-mode.el; the bugs exist on both emacs-24
>> and master, so should I commit to emac-24?  CONTRIBUTE says yes, but
>> since AFAICS there has only been one commit to emacs-24 since the
>> release but many bug fix commits to master (maybe all new bugs, I
>> haven't checked), I'm not sure what the current policy is.
> You can commit your bugfixes to emacs-24 (but they have to be 100%
> obviously safe), but it's not super important.  There's no plan to make
> a new release from the `emacs-24' branch, so the only scenario where
> we'll make use of it, is some kind of big security hole or something
> which creates an urgent need for a new release (with very little
> pretesting, if any).

Thanks.  They're safe fixes, so I committed them to emacs-24; hope
Someoneā„¢ will merge them to master soon ;-)

Steve Berman

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