[Cython] development work-flow (was: Bugfix release)

Robert Bradshaw robertwb at math.washington.edu
Tue Sep 13 06:01:26 CEST 2011

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 7:58 AM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> mark florisson, 11.09.2011 16:35:
>> Wouldn't it be easier if everyone went through the pull-request
>> process (which means you test stuff in your own branch first) for
>> anything but trivial fixes? Then we only ever get "stable-ish"
>> features in, and the pull requests will also be documented.
> I agree. I think everyone should have a personal branch, a personal (and
> equal) set of Jenkins test jobs for his branch, and then either go through a
> pull request or merge changes directly into the master branch if they are
> safe.
> I usually work on the master branch directly, but it's certainly true that
> some changes eventually turn out to be too large for a direct commit
> (series) on the master branch. That's easier to handle with personal
> branches.

I'd be happy working with this model too. Github makes it much easier
than our original setup.

- Robert

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