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bug#24073: 25.1-rc2


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#24073: 25.1-rc2
Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2017 13:48:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

On Apr 01 2017, Paul Rankin <address@hidden> wrote:

> Emacs development appears to go along in a kind of unorthodox way. As someone 
> familiar with git but unfamiliar with the Emacs dev workflow, my assumption 
> was that anything in master is ready to ship out the door, with the bulk of 
> commits happening on feature or hotfix branches. But it appears to work in 
> the reverse, with everything going into master, and stable releases branching 
> off, which seems like a good recipe for perpetual missing-of-boatsness. I 
> remember when Emacs dev switched over to git there was a lot of confusion 
> about how it works, so I think this is maybe the remnants of that.

It's not unusual that releases are created from a branch.  A lot of
projects work like that.

Andreas.

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