[python-committers] Is 3.1 open?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Mar 17 18:27:18 CET 2010


Le dimanche 14 mars 2010 à 03:52 +0100, Jesus Cea a écrit :
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> On 03/14/2010 03:35 AM, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
> >> Mercurial, where are you?. This would be a non issue :)
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> > How so?
> 
> The release manager could clone the repository to getting it ready for
> release, while the main repository accepts new changesets. The point
> would be not stopping commits, ever.

We could already do so with SVN, simply by opening a release branch when
entering rc phase, and only merging selected (release blocking) fixes to
that branch. There's nothing DVCS-specific here.

> If the release manager needs some patches for the main repository,
> he/she can cherrypick them manually or using a tool like
> http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/TransplantExtension .

Same with svnmerge.

Regards

Antoine.




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