[Digikam-devel] separate branch for releases

sleepless sleeplessregulus at hetnet.nl
Tue Sep 20 09:24:38 BST 2011

Op 20-09-11 09:47, Veaceslav Munteanu schreef:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 PM, Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de 
> <mailto:marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de>> wrote:
>     Suggestions like these are fully justified in larger projects. If
>     you look at
>     the commit log of digikam, you'll see Gilles, me, and Francesco
>     doing the
>     majority of commits. Who is going to backport bug fixes? Who is
>     going to
>     maintain the branch? Who is going to test it?
>     There is another point: A commit freeze forces developers to do
>     bug fixing.
>     Feature development is fun, bug fixing is tedious. So we need to force
>     ourselves to do it.
>     Third, with git, it is possible to have either local commits or
>     even local or
>     remote feature branches if a larger patch is to be developed.7
> I've got your point and i know who is workings the most :)
> someone told me about digikam and i hope that i will tell it to 
> another students, but i can't go faster.
> Also i'm sitting on bleeding-edge kde and it's crashing regularly so i 
> can tell it's too far from gnome, but it has tons of features.
> From this point of view, in future i want to do more bugfixing(so it's 
> not tedious for me)
Wellcome, and bring a bunch of students with you. That´s my point of 
view. Any objections?
> , but i lack experience.
> Commiting can be done in both branches to avoid backporting them. 
> Extra seconds for someone(to write an extra git command) can save 
> someone from lots of work.
> Also having few things settled ok from very beginning can make the 
> project grow faster.
> -- 
> Veaceslav
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