Choosing the qt tree to file merge requests

Thomas Abthorpe tabthorpe at
Sat Sep 12 19:04:43 BST 2009

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On September 12, 2009 02:56:45 am Thiago Macieira wrote:
> 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.

Raphael has been kind enough to ask some questions on my behalf while I get my 
bearings WRT to git, and operations on gitorious.

Thanks for this feedback, and thanks to Raphael for the initial guidance, I am 
hoping to be the intermediary in requesting FreeBSD related changes upline.

Stay tuned, more shall folow.


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