4.3.0 status update

Alan Hourihane alanh@fairlite.demon.co.uk
Tue Jan 14 20:02:00 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 01:42:46 -0500, Harold L Hunt II wrote:
> Alan,
> No recent patches were lost.  I am talking about patches that I 
> submitted after the 4.2.0 branch.  After about two weeks you stopped 
> committing them to both trees, even though I noted that they should be 
> committed to both trees.  I thought I remember you telling me at one 
> point that you didn't have a local 4.2.0 tree anymore... I could be 
> wrong, but I got the impression that I shouldn't waste more time with 
> 4.2.0 patches, so that's what I did.
Well, it doesn't take me two seconds to get another 4.2.0 tree, if you
really want stuff committing there. I have to draw the line at fixes
to the 4.2.0 branch as purely fixes for bugs though. So if there's
still something missing, let me know.

> Are you telling me instead that you will be able to apply bug fixes to a 
> stable 4.3.0 tree for the life cycle of that version?  That would be 
> nice indeed.

Yes. But again, purely bug fixes - no features.


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