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Re: Merging release branch

From: Daniel Martín
Subject: Re: Merging release branch
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 15:42:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.2 (darwin)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

> Daniel Martín <mardani29@yahoo.es> writes:
>> But this workflow is not exent of problems, though, because at the time
>> you cherry-pick it's possible that the change doesn't apply cleanly to
>> the emacs-28 branch.  In that case, you'll need to adapt the patch, and
>> possibly a maintainer would potentially need to review it again to see
>> if it's still safe enough for the release branch.
> Well, we depend upon people making that decision already -- when they're
> putting things into emacs-28 or master.

TBH, I don't think there's a "silver bullet" workflow, it depends on the
project, the participants, etc.  I presented some downsides of mine as
well, so you can decide if the trade-offs would make it less
time-consuming than the current one.  I suspect some of those trade-offs
are "invisible" until the workflow is put into practice and given some

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