Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > Release branch: > > ---+-----+----- sid > |s |e > |a |t > |r |c > |g |h > |e > > Distribution filter: (with patches going both ways) > > ----+--+------+--+--- Debian > \ \ / \ > +--+--+------+- Ubuntu > >>> Branches don't work so well for ubuntu as you have to pull over the >>> changes from the main branch to the ubuntu branch on every >>> release. Which means (unneccessary) work. >> >> It is work, yes, but in many cases it is necessary, and we do quite a bit of >> it at present. > > Hopefully the graphic above makes it clear why a branch isn't the most > helpfull construct for it. Unfortunately I know of no RCS that has > something better for this kind of parallel developement. tla star-merge ? Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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