-=| Dominic Hargreaves, Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 10:35:45AM +0100 |=- > On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 12:22:43AM +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote: > > -=| Dominic Hargreaves, Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 10:11:04PM +0100 |=- > > > Currently the master branch is for a version in experimental. What > > > is the expected timescale before this branch is uploaded to unstable? > > [snip discussion about stalled work] > > > > If more than a few weeks, what would the preferred branch name be > > > for an unstable interim release, as far as pkg-perl is concerned (and > > > shouldn't experimental releases be in a branch other than master to > > > start with, in general?) > > > > Probably. > > > > How does it sound to branch experimental from master, revert master to > > the version in unstable and take on from there? Later, when the dust > > around APIs, Breaks and plugins has settled, we could merge > > experimental back to master. > > Hmm, I might be inclined to not retroactively 'fix' the current state, > but branch from the last unstable tag to a new 'unstable' branch, > whilst master is currently being used to the experimental work. This > would make the history cleaner. > > Incidentally there is an obsolete 'experimental' branch which probably > wants to be deleted. I think this will be confusing in the long term. The rest of the group's ackages use 'master' for unstable packaging. Anyway, feel free to fix what seems broken in a way that fits you. Thanks again.
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