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Re: Post 0.6.0 releases.

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Post 0.6.0 releases.
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 09:39:04 -0700
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 09:53:13PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      After the release, I want to try to get out bug-fix releases, at
>      least, on a more frequent basis than we've been doing.  Let's see
>      how that goes.
> I suggest that we maintain three branches.
> 1. A branch containing the current release patched with  bug-fixes.
> 2. A branch containing 1 (above) patched with enhancements.
>    "Enhancements" in this context means       changes which provide new
>    functionality without requiring major code reorganisation.  Eg new
>    commands which don't require low level library modification.
> 3. A branch containing 2. patched with any changes which don't fit
>    the above criteria.

Is there some existing project that uses a similar scheme?  I am
familiar with projects that have a bug fix-only branch and a
development branch, but I am a little concerned that maintaining
both #2 and #3 could cause a lot of extra work.
Ben Pfaff

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