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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-02 18:57:22

"Victor A. Wagner Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:

> At Saturday 2005-04-02 11:10, you wrote:
>> > I'll agree again. The changes I check in when we are in release
>> > mode (have a release branch active) _always_ go to both the trunk
>> > and the branch. The branch doesn't help me in any way.
>> >
>> > Apr 15: feature freeze
>> > Release "when it's done"
>>If "when it's done" is short enough, e.g. 2-3 weeks, then it's not
>>even worth branching. Better to just concentrate on getting kinks
>>out for the release. Is this at all realistic?
> the reason for the branch is to that those developers who need to work on
> stuff NOT related to the release have someplace to put their "commits".

In that case you and Doug have different things in mind.
I predict this whole thing is going to cause lots of confusion and
chaos unless people get it very clear (quickly) what's happening and
make sure it's well advertised.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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