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Re: cherrypicking our way to 2.16

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: cherrypicking our way to 2.16
Date: Sun, 1 Jul 2012 04:30:19 +0000

On Jun 30, 2012, at 10:26 PM, "David Kastrup" <address@hidden> wrote:

> "address@hidden" <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hey all,
>> Once the most recent critical issues are squashed, are people up for
>> forking off a stable branch from 2.15? Administratively we'd go into
>> cherrypick mode like we did for 2.13 where we institute a moratorium
>> on pushing to the stable branch and have a cherrypick Czar (like Carl
>> was a year-ish ago) port critical bugfixes to this branch. All release
>> candidates would come from this branch.
> That sounds like a good idea, but the typical death of our release
> candidates was by regressions more than a month old rather than
> last-minute work done before the release candidate.  Our "stable branch"
> basically is the last development release.

The cherry-picking I did was not in order to get 2.14 out, but rather to 
backport fixes from 2.15 into 2.14.x. At least, iirc.  



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