[Python-Dev] Backport troubles with mercurial
tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Dec 30 23:33:20 CET 2010
On 12/30/2010 4:44 PM, Georg Brandl wrote:
>> But you can't use Mercurial's merge functionality for that, right?
>> You have to use some kind of transplant/cherry-picking to merge from the
>> 3.3 branch to the 3.2 branch, right?
> Oh, I wrote the above assuming 3.2->3.3 merging. For the other direction
> you need cherry-picking, yes.
I have the impression that Benjamin plans to continue 3.1 bug
maintenance for months after 3.2 final rather than issue the last bug
fix the traditional 1 week after. That would make the sequence
3.1->3.2->3.3 or 3.1<-3.2<-3.3 or ... . The transition would be a lot
easier, I think, if 3.1.4 was released along with 3.2, so most of us
would never have to bother with 3.1 and hg together.
Terry Jan Reedy
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