More Plasma bug fix releases

Eric Hameleers alien at
Tue Oct 27 21:39:15 UTC 2015

On Tue, 27 Oct 2015, Albert Astals Cid wrote:

> El Tuesday 27 October 2015, a les 14:18:01, Eric Hameleers va escriure:
>> On Tue, 27 Oct 2015, Sebastian K├╝gler wrote:
>>> On Tuesday, October 27, 2015 06:25:42 AM Eric Hameleers wrote:
>>>> I like the idea of getting more visibility for bugfixes that will give
>>>> the enduser a better Plasma experience. Ideal for me would be a patch
>>>> tracker (not the same as a bug tracker) where intermediate patches are
>>>> made available that are scheduled for inclusion in the next release.
>>>> That allows me as a package builder to assimilate those patches if I
>>>> think they can not wait until the next release.
>>> That sounds like you just want the latest stable git branch, in this
>>> example Plasma/5.5?
>> No, of course not. I consider the git branch to be in eternal flux.
>> The git HEAD may contain valuable usability patches but also other meh
>> stuff that can wait until the next major release. I do not want to dig
>> through hashes and commits to find out whether you solved some
>> blocking issue.
>> A patch tracker, containing patches you (the developers) consider
>> critical and which should find their way to the user ASAP, that is a
>> place where I would look.
> Yes, of course yes.
> Every single patch commited to a stable branch is a bugfix and thus the
> developer considers critical and should be released as soon as possible to
> users, otherwise instead of to the stable branch the developer would commited
> the patch to the development branch.
> Cheers,
>  Albert

You developers are so funny, my false teeth fell out from shaking.

Cheers, Eric

Eric Hameleers <alien at>

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