From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-24 17:33:59
"Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> | On Sun, 24 Apr 2005 12:52:20 +0200, David Abrahams wrote
> | > Douglas Gregor <doug.gregor_at_[hidden]> writes:
> | >
> | > > At midnight tonight (Friday) the main trunk/CVS HEAD is feature-frozen
> | > > and only bug fixes may be committed. New features should go on a
> | > > separate development branch.
> | >
> | > Does that go for new libraries where it isn't possible to cause a
> | > regression with respect to 1.32.0?
> | Not the release manager opinion here: seems to me that you should
> | be able to proceed on the main branch because as you say nothing
> | else depends on the new lib -- so any mistakes only affect named
> | parms.
> I think this branching thing is not going to help anybody.
Well of course it would keep the HEAD (and the status of the params
library tests) more stable. Churn in the test status can cause
delays, even if there are no dependent libraries. It's a calculated
> I would really hate to redo my corrections twice.
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