[Python-Dev] Merging 3.2 to 3.3 is messy because "Misc/NEWS"

Petri Lehtinen petri at digip.org
Wed Nov 9 12:19:45 CET 2011

Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 11/8/2011 10:49 AM, Jesus Cea wrote:
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> >When merging from 3.2 to 3.3 "Misc/NEWS" always conflicts (lately).
> >Instead of copy&paste the test manually between versions, has anybody
> >a better workflow?.
> If a bug is fixed in 3.2.latest, then it will not be new in 3.3.0,
> so perhaps it should not be added there. NEWS could just refer back
> to previous sections. Then 3.3.0 News would only be new features and
> the occasional ambiguous item not fixed before.

In this case, we would have to *remove* entries from Misc/NEWS after
merging to 3.3, right?

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