Choosing the qt tree to file merge requests

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Sep 12 07:56:45 BST 2009

Em Sábado 12. Setembro 2009, às 03.15.47, Raphael Kubo da Costa escreveu:
> Hi there,
> I've been talking to the KDE-FreeBSD team about pushing their
> OS-specific patches upstream whenever possible. Today, the first merge
> request has been filed agains kde-qt/4.5.2-patched, but I'm not sure
> this is the right branch for that.

It's not.

Submit it to qt/qt, to the 4.5 and 4.6 branches.

> There's been some discussion about making KDE 4.4 depend on Qt 4.6,
> but I didn't see any consensus. My question is whether these patches
> should be filed against kde-qt or qt and against which branch (does it
> still make sense to request a merge against 4.5 or 4.5.2)?

In reality, which branch you request a merge for has no influence. The person 
merging decides whether it's an urgent enough bugfix for the 4.5 series or 
whether it's better to wait for 4.6.

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