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Re: Proposal to revitalize release branches: Make them cheap, and make them work.
- From: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux dot org>
- To: Carlos O'Donell <carlos at redhat dot com>, 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 21:30:25 +1000
- Subject: Re: Proposal to revitalize release branches: Make them cheap, and make them work.
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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?