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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: Daryl C. W. O'Shea <spamassassin_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Sep 14 2011 - 00:37:28 GMT
To: dev@spamassassin.apache.org

On 13/09/2011 8:29 PM, Mark Martinec wrote:
>>> Alex, what are your thoughts on NOT creating a 3.4 branch and continuing
>>> with trunk for development? You seem to be pro the concept above and it
>>> makes sense that if we switch to rtc on trunk say 1 week or so before a
>>> release date as defined in the ReleaseGoals, everyone is happy.
> Daryl writes:
>> I'm quite uncomfortable with that myself, however I haven't written a
>> lot of code for SA in the past couple of years myself. I do think
>> efforts should be placed on regular review of patches against stable
>> branches instead.
>
> To me it makes most sense to create a 3.4 branch at the time of a release
> or shortly before it. So I'm closer to Kevin on this than with Daryl.

Perhaps I'm not following what has been said here. I thought it was
being suggested we use trunk "forever" as the 3.4 development tree,
rather than branching it at some point.

I'm all for RTC'ing trunk sometime just before an RC is cut and then
branching once the final release is cut. That's what we've always done
-- so no change there. I think it's even in the release procedures.

Daryl