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Re: Branching 1.5.x on 31/03

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-26 15:18:33 CEST

On 3/18/07, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/18/07, Max Bowsher <maxb1@ukf.net> wrote:
> > David Anderson wrote:
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > Following the thread on dev@ and the thread on users@ asking our users
> > > what we should do with 1.5, I propose we branch the 1.5.x release
> > > branch at the end of this month.
> >
> > ...
> >
> > > - A few people remarked that getting the features we have now "out
> > > there" is also good for merge tracking stabilization, as we will have
> > > time to address bugs in these features before we release the merge
> > > tracking behemoth, and could therefore focus more on merge tracking
> > > for 1.6.
> > >
> > > Personally speaking, I like the stabilization argument (MT is a big
> > > enough code change as it is, let's try to get other code changes out
> > > of the way), as well as catering to those who need stuff other than
> > > merge tracking as soon as possible.
> >
> > Strong +1 to branching 1.5.x in 2 weeks.
> >
> > The presence of Cyrus SASL support alone justifies the release from a
> > feature POV, IMO, and the arguments regarding stabilization, quoted
> > above, feel very very right to me.
> >
> > I do not believe inserting an extra release cycle will slow down MT
> > development - even if all of the committers who have been working on MT,
> > remain focussed on MT, I think there's enough others of us to work on
> > the release engineering.
>
> Still the same feelings here!

Max,

I propose we use r24025 to branch 1.5, since nobody took the time to
finish this discussion before merging MT to trunk...

bye,

Erik.

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