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Re: Re: A case for a branch and follow-up release?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:47:08 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 27 Apr 2015, Michael Osipov wrote:

> It is common practice for a lot of projects to branch off a bugfix branch by
> default. I would favor this by default. Given that someone needs to
> reproduce an issue, he/she can do it off a stable branch rather than a
> unstable master.

Yeah, this could be the beginning of a new practise... if it turns out to work
well I might do it again for coming releases.

> Though, I do not understand the naming of the branch. Again, it is common
> practice to name a bugfix branch with 7.42.x. Clear and simple. 7_42 looks
> like a) anxiety of dots and b) a tag.

7_42 is for the 7.42 series, starting from 7.42.0. I don't think the branch
name is terribly important. Is it? How would you like it called ?
'branch-7.42.x' ?

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