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Re: Merging release branch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Merging release branch
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 15:32:30 +0300

> Cc: rgm@gnu.org, stefan@marxist.se, monnier@iro.umontreal.ca,
>  emacs-devel@gnu.org
> From: Dmitry Gutov <dgutov@yandex.ru>
> Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 15:30:30 +0300
> > And of course, cherry-picking doesn't remove merge conflicts, they
> > will still need to be resolved.
> By the author of the change, that's the point.
> So I also think it might justify the additional overhead of having to 
> cherry-pick every change.

Many authors don't have write access, though.

> > We've been using the current workflow for years without any major
> > problems.  Changing that now radically doesn't make sense to me.  It
> > will most probably need several procedures to be modified that were
> > stable for several releases, and I don't see the gains which would
> > justify that.  We have enough real work on our hands.  So please let's
> > not do that.
> Do we have a volunteer who will take over from Glenn?

I hope we will; if not, then the usual suspect(s) will have to do it.

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