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Re: padre maintenance

-=| 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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