[Python-Dev] Update on labels to be used on GitHub

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Tue Feb 14 12:32:37 EST 2017

On Mon, 13 Feb 2017 at 14:43 Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com>

> 2017-02-13 21:08 GMT+01:00 Brett Cannon <brett at python.org>:
> > We now have two sets of labels for representing cherry-picking statuses:
> > "backport to N.M" and "cherry-pick for N.M". The former are to help keep
> > track of what branches a PR should be cherry-picked to and can be removed
> > once the PR for a cherry-pick has been created (you can add a comment
> like
> > "cherry-picked from GH-NN" to make the link between the PRs).
> The first time I looked at the "backport to 3.6" flag, I understood
> that the change was written on the 3.6 branch and asked to rebase the
> change on 3.6. If I was confused, I'm sure that someone else will be
> confused as well :-)
> What do you think of renaming the label to "need 3.6 backport" (or
> "need backport to 3.6")?

That's fine by me. Anyone else have an opinion?
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