[Idle-dev] [Python-Dev] What to do with languishing patches?
glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Jul 18 21:57:57 CEST 2010
On Jul 18, 2010, at 1:46 PM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> We already have "posponed" and "remind" resolutions, but these are
> exclusive of "accepted". I think there should be a clear way to mark
> the issue "accepted and would be applied if X.Y was out already."
> Chances are one of the resolution labels already has such meaning, but
> in this case it should be more prominently documented as such.
This is what branches are for.
When the X.Y release cycle starts, there should be a branch for X.Y. Any "would be applied" patches can simply be applied to trunk without interrupting anything; the X.Y release branch can be merged back into trunk as necessary.
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