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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] neglected aspects
From: Mika Heiskanen (mika.heiskanen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-09 09:20:46

On 02/09/2012 04:10 PM, Julien Nitard wrote:
>> - The master branch corresponds to the current release branch, again
>> with an important difference. In the current situation, trunk is
>> merged directly into release, with the (manual) exception of libraries
>> that are in too turbulent state, and after that the release branch is
>> updated until everything is really ready for release. In the new
>> situation, a new (temporary) release branch is forked from develop
>> first (which automatically excludes turbulent changes because those
>> reside in separate feature branches) and then updated until all tests
>> pass (ideally), at which point it is finally merged into master (as
>> well as back into develop). So the master branch only includes the
>> actual releases, which of course are also tagged.
> This doesn't fit in my small brain when I try to imagine it. Sorry :(
> I guess it's time people on both sides fire their slide editors so that I
> (and hopefully others) can have a better view of the problem and
> the solutions

This has pictures:

Mika Heiskanen

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