Merge or Cherry-Pick?

David Jarvie djarvie at
Tue Feb 1 09:31:40 GMT 2011

On Mon, January 31, 2011 11:27 pm, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Monday, 31 de January de 2011 23:34:39 Arno Rehn wrote:
>> I guess that won't quite work when there are commits specific to 4.6 in
>> the
>> 4.6 branch that shouldn't end up in master. And it clutters history with
>> tons of merges.
> Then let's solve the problem by not having anything specific to 4.6. If it
> belongs in the stable release, it belongs in the next stable release too.

That's not always true. Some changes *will* be specific to 4.6, because
sections of code in master can get rewritten, features added or removed,
so the changes won't be applicable there.

David Jarvie.
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