Branching for freezes

Richard Laager rlaager at
Sat Apr 14 13:22:05 EDT 2007

On Sat, 2007-04-14 at 11:27 -0400, Luke Schierer wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 06:57:46AM -0400, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> > Hi. How do people feel about creating a branch when we go into a
> > string/feature/api freeze for the frozen stuff?

> I am of two minds on this.  On one side, it would make our release
> process cleaner and more predictable.  On the other side, we would need
> to be careful to reliably merge bug fixes to both branches as we grow
> closer to release.

Well, this is supposed to be much better with MTN, especially since all
the merging should be one way (from frozen branch to trunk, right?).

I'd like this idea in some form. I was considering privately branching
at some point to commit post-2.0.0 stuff.

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