Merge or Cherry-Pick?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Wed Feb 2 17:39:51 GMT 2011

On Wednesday, 2 de February de 2011 18:28:38 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > If you find a bug that applies to 4.6, why will you not fix it there?
> > 
> > In my experience, testing the *stable* releases is easier. Testing the
> > development versions usually cause trouble because of unfinished
> > features
> > and untested new code.
> The code may already differ.
> The developer may not have both branches installed in a recent and runnable
> state.

Fair enough. Then fix only master.

If you don't have the time or ability to test the stable release, do not apply 
commits there. If you can't test it, then you can't be sure to be doing worse.

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