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Re: New test files in emacs-25 branch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: New test files in emacs-25 branch
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:32:27 +0200

> From: address@hidden (Phillip Lord)
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2015 22:41:31 +0000
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> I guess this crossed my mind sometime after I offered to move all the
> >> file locations. Probably it would have made sense to leave things till
> >> after the emacs-25.
> >
> > It wouldn't have mattered.  Emacs 25.1 is not going to be the only
> > version delivered from the emacs-25 branch.
> Really? I assumed 25.2 was going to fork from current master.

It could be, but given our previous history, it rarely happens.  The
master branch gets many new features very quickly, so making a minor
release from it no longer makes sense.  That is the price we pay for
not freezing master when a release is being prepared.

> I was thinking of the situation where a new file is added to
> emacs-25, merged to master and then more tests are added (i.e. the
> new files is subsequently updated). As you say, the addition of a
> file into two places is not so bad. But it would be nice if
> subsequent updates to the file worked.

I don't expect them to work.

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