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From: Thomas Witt (witt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-10 14:14:39


Robert Ramey wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Robert Ramey wrote:
> But my larger point is that once the decision is made to "branch for
> release"
> then only the last bug fixes should go into the branch. In my view it was a
> grave error to "branch for release" and then declare - we're going to
> release
> with V2. Much better would be to say: Hence forth in the HEAD - only V2
> will be used. Then after a while when the HEAD seems to be running pretty
> smoothly, then "branch for release" and make the last changes.

Sounds good. We'll try this approach the next time.

> In other
> words
> changes/additions for features shouldn't be made in a release branch. That
> ends up consuming lots of time.


FWIW the decision to use v2 was made a long time ago.


PS: What's the status with respect to outstanding serialization
regressions. Is there anything I can do to help get these fixed?

Thomas Witt

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