[Python-Dev] Backport troubles with mercurial

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 11:09:21 CET 2010

2010/12/29 Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net>:
>> What worries me more is the requirement to find the correct branch before I can
>> even edit the file. How would you, Georg, deal with doc patches
>> (typos, bad markup)?
> Finding the correct branch is not really hard.  Bugfixes go to maintenance,
> features to trunk.

This works well indeed, provided there is only one maintenance branch.

> You need to think about which category your change is
> right now too, when deciding what to backport/svnmerge.

No, today this decision can take place after the development,
some tickets got reopened because a backport was needed.

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc

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