Merge or Cherry-Pick?

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Tue Feb 1 00:05:43 GMT 2011

On Monday, January 31, 2011, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Monday, 31 de January de 2011 14:44:38 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On Monday, January 31, 2011, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > > something that hasn't been written down as far as I can see (if I
> > > overlooked it, please point me to it) is what the policy on kdelibs is
> > > to be now wrt. merging vs. cherry-picking of changes in branches and
> > > master?
> > 
> > what i've started doing for bugfixes is to apply the fix to the stable
> > branch (e.g. 4.6) and then cherry-pick that into master. when i tried to
> > merge the 4.6 branch into master, i just got a ton of conflicts, so i
> > stopped trying that :)
> Because of the cherry-picks.

this was before i did any cherry-picks myself, but perhaps others had already 
beat me to it. in any case, is there a way to fix it so that the 4.6 branch 
would become mergeable with master, or do we now basically just have to wait 
for a 4.7 branch?

Aaron J. Seigo
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