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Re: Proposal to revitalize release branches: Make them cheap, and make them work.
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux dot org>, GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, Roland McGrath <roland at hack dot frob dot com>, Adam Conrad <adconrad at 0c3 dot net>, David Miller <davem at davemloft dot net>, "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:07:58 -0500
- Subject: Re: Proposal to revitalize release branches: Make them cheap, and make them work.
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On 11/10/2014 06:30 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 03/10/14 06:54, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> The glibc release branches don't work. We know they don't work, and I'd
>> like to fix that. The only way I see them working is if we make them
>> super duper easy to use for all the distributions, and from that bootstrap
>> some active backports. Thus this proposal is aimed at making it as simple
>> as possible to checkin a bug fix to a release branch and monitor such
>> Here is what I propose:
>> If nobody disagrees I can adjust the Release wiki to indicate the changes.
> It looks like no-one disagreed with this. Carlos, are you going to
> update the wiki?
I will update the wiki. I was waiting for people to respond, but I guess the
distros get to run with the process and make it work.
I'll setup a libc-stable, and request people subscribe to it.