From: Per Larsson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Apr 25 2002 - 04:03:07 EDT
On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, Christian Biesinger wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 12:01:26AM +0200, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
> > The problem is that last minutes modification always break the build.
> > That way we are safe to release cleanly.
> Sorry, I don't see why that changes when putting each 1.0.x release on a
> seperate branch?
Too often it's been like this:
1. Release is tagged.
2. Potentially unstable changes that have been held back waiting for the
release are commited.
3. Someone discovers some bad bug in the release.
4. A retag is needed, but special care has to be taken so those changes
made in 2 won't create other problems, needing yet another retag.
If the release is branched instead of tagged, it won't be spoiled by 2.
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> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
> -- Benjamin Franklin
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