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Re: September 30th release candidate Re: [Bug 6658] Version 3.2.5 looks like it would be reasonable to install according to web site

From: Axb <axb.lists_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Sep 13 2011 - 20:29:45 GMT
To: dev@spamassassin.apache.org

On 2011-09-13 22:23, darxus@chaosreigns.com wrote:

> We waste so much time backporting to the last branch. And trunk has been
> incredibly stable. I hate to see releases that aren't taken from trunk,
> seems like a waste of time and effort.

for once I agree with Darxus :)
There are a few usefull additions/fixes in 3.4 trunk which won't ever
get backported and it would be a pity to have to wait

+1

> http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/DevelopmentMode
> What that actually *says* is entirely compatible with not branching.
> It says trunk is *usually* commit-then-review, but temporarily switches
> to review-then-commit shortly before release.
>
> It looks like the method doesn't come down as a rule from Apache, so we
> could just say, since we're so damn good at keeping trunk stable, we'll do
> all our releases from trunk, and keep it commit-then-review.

I'd +1 to cut a "beta1" out of trunk.