4.6 branches created in git again
johnlayt at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 20 15:27:06 GMT 2011
On Sunday 20 Mar 2011 15:02:49 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Sunday 20 March 2011, Parker Coates wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 10:09, Andreas Hartmetz wrote:
> > > On Sunday 20 March 2011 14:38:40 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > >> Can you please be careful and do not create incorrectly 4.6 branches
> > >> in places where the branch is called KDE/4.6 (e.g kdelibs and
> > >> kde-runtime)
> > >>
> > >> Ian can you kill them?
> > >
> > > Maybe we can go through with renaming the branches to n.m (without
> > > KDE/) prefix?
> > I think keeping the prefix is the superior option. For kdelibs,
> > kderuntime, kdeworkspace, etc. it really doesn't make any difference,
> > but for something like, say, Konsole the difference is important. If
> > one sees a branch named "4.6" in the Konsole repository, one is likely
> > to assume that it represents Konsole 4.6, when in fact it represents
> > Konsole 2.6 which is part of KDE SC 4.6. Keeping the "KDE/" prefix
> > helps clarify this.
> I agree.
> In doubt, be explicit.
Another argument now is sheer volume, I think more people will have checkouts
of kdelibs and kdebase with the prefix than will have checkouts of the repos
without the prefix, so it will now be less disruptive to keep KDE/. A month
ago it would have been different.
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