[Libreoffice] Release and feature branches in the repos

Kohei Yoshida kyoshida at novell.com
Fri Oct 8 06:27:04 PDT 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-08 at 14:18 +0100, Caolán McNamara wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-10-08 at 14:43 +0200, Jan Holesovsky wrote:
> > Nevertheless, there was agreement on the IRC that we will allow feature
> > branches even in the main repos; but in that case, they have to be
> > prefixed with 'feature/' prefix.  Also, the creator of the branch is
> > supposed to remove it when it is merged into master (or into a release
> > branch).  Release branches have no prefix.
> git foo hurts my head, I at least could do with a step by step example
> of a recommended way to set up and pushing to a feature branch

+1 here.

I *love* git to death, but I too could use step-by-step instructions of
how to set up a feature branch, perhaps followed by the longer
explanation (like the one you gave).


Kohei Yoshida, LibreOffice hacker, Calc
<kyoshida at novell.com>

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