[gst-devel] Re: [gst-cvs] burger gst-plugins-base: gst-plugins-base/ gst-plugins-base/gst-libs/gst/rtp/
burgerman at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Apr 13 15:39:03 CEST 2006
On Thu, 13 Apr 2006 12:13:10 -0700
David Schleef <ds at schleef.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 10:10:55AM -0400, Philippe Khalaf wrote:
> > > - the releases are announced on the mailing list, and then again when
> > > there is an actual freeze in effect. It's also announced on IRC. You
> > > broke this freeze, again. Let me know if there is something you think
> > > we should do to make this more clear, but you really should make sure
> > > you can commit.
> > Right. My bad again. As a suggestions wouldn't it be better to
> > actually branch for each release, bug fix on that branch during the
> > "freeze" period while others can still add stuff to HEAD, then release
> > and merge that release branch with the bug fixes back into HEAD?
> We decided that it would be easier for everyone involved (esepcially
> the overworked release manager) that it's better to freeze HEAD for
> a brief (2-3 days) period of time.
If the freeze really is that short then it is not an issue. But I don't
know if 2-3 days really is enough (or realistic) to iron out a frozen
release of any important bugs.
> This is, of course, a decision that can be reviewed periodically,
> but I haven't seen any significant changes (like, say, switching
> to svn) to how we work that would negate previous decisions.
> David Schleef
> Big Kitten LLC (http://www.bigkitten.com/) -- data acquisition on Linux
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