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Subject: Re: Branch on Tuesday?

Re: Branch on Tuesday?

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 00:53:39 +1100

On 17 October 2010 00:33, Frank Gevaerts <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Although the 3.7 freeze last week was a bit controversial, it seems like
> we've actually behaved accordingly, i.e. I don't think there were any
> commits that weren't appropriate during freeze-time.
> Therefore I propose we branch on Tuesday, and release about a week after
> that.
> (Tuesday and not Monday because it's weekend now so not everyone is
> following things closely, and I think we should leave some opportunity
> for discussion or objections)

Do we really need to wait till Tuesday? (or even Monday really)? If
someone has something they want in the release and are busy over the
weekend they can always commit it straight into the release branch (If
the bugfix is severe enough or ig enough then I would have expected at
least some talk in IRC before committing, and I cant recall any in the
last few days, and one line changes aren't likely to cause problems if
the had any testing...)

I seriously don't expect anyone else to agree with me though, so yes,
branching on Tuesday sounds good.
Received on 2010-10-16

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