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Re: commits made directly to 1.5.x

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 20:01:20 +0200

Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 05:58:14PM -0400, Mark Phippard wrote:
>> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 5:22 PM, Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be> wrote:
>>> As simple as this change might be, it breaks one of the getopt tests. The getopt tests are one of the only tests really matching the actual
>>> string content character per character. I know these tests are overly strict, but while we have them I propose you run at least those
>>> before you commit a text change inside the code.
>> And as you said in the other email, why are we doing direct commits to
>> the branch, without going through STATUS or even a dev@ email, right
>> before we are about to make the release?
> Shouldn't we immediately back out r31503 and r31506, both of which were
> directly committed to 1.5.x without being voted for in STATUS?

While I don't think r31503 and r31506 were urgent 1.5.x material, they
don't do much harm either. They're included in RC8 now, so the cost of
rolling them back (ie; RC9) will be bigger than the benefit.

Let's just avoid this situation in the future.


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