Subject: Re: [boost] [git] neglected aspects
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-12 05:41:05
On 11 February 2012 14:10, Julian Gonggrijp <j.gonggrijp_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Thomas Heller wrote:
>> This is also the reason why I believe that a branching model is not a
>> good solution for boost. Here is why:
>> When i develop a new feature i do that on trunk, whenever i feel
>> confident that the feature works as i expected it, i commit it.
> Do you realise that what you describe here is basically to make a
> feature branch locally on your computer (but without history), then
> when you feel ready for the polishing stage merge it back into the
> trunk? It's exactly the process I described in my latest reply to
> Daniel James.
I don't think you realise quite how long the 'polishing stage' can
take, it can be months. That's why I was trying to describe a system
where things can be tested without merging to the development branch.