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Re: DELAYED: GDB 6.7 branch creation scheduled June 25th
On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 12:05:40PM +1200, Nick Roberts wrote:
> > > If you're saying branch and then fix before the release, there doesn't
> > > seem much point in testing until all the fixes are in. So where's the
> > > gain in branching early?
> > I disagree with the assumption that we are branching "early". We are
> > branching, because we need to branch to make a release. If the fix
> > for the bug doesn't make it before the branch is done, then we'll
> > just port the fix to the branch. If during testing we discover that
> > there is a significant issue, then we just delay the release.
> You've not really answered my question but the prerogative is yours, of
> course. Once the branch is made, I might miss the announcement for the
> imminent release, so I would only ask that the bug I have reported:
> is indeed fixed before the release.
I will try to look at it today.