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Re: Continued development during release process

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: Continued development during release process
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 19:38:27 -0700

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> wrote:

> Bill Wohler <address@hidden> writes:
> > Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> >> When the pretest is under way, at some point a release-candidate
> >> branch is created.  (I say ``at some point'' because I don't think
> >> there's an agreement whether this should happen right away when the
> >> pretest starts, or later, much closer to the release itself, i.e. at
> >> pretest end.)  This branch is used for the initial release, in this
> >> case for version 22.1, and for all subsequent bug-fix releases that
> >> (at least ideally) fix bugs without introducing major features; these
> >> would be versions 22.2, 22.3, etc., until it is decided by The Powers
> >> That Be that it's time to make another release from the trunk.
> >
> > Thanks. We'll hold off until that branch is created.
> You can just create your own branch and continue post-22.x work on that
> until we branch for the 22.x release.

I am aware of that. I was hoping to avoid it.

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