On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 09:38:29PM +0000, Tuukka Turunen wrote: > The item that has received comments both in favor and against is what > to do with 5.10 now. I think that instead of closing 5.10, we could > move it to cherry pick mode, just like Qt 5.9 is. That allows putting > the necessary fixes there, but reduces the amount of needed merges a > lot. It also allows to faster get all the fixes merged up to dev, > which is something we have struggled in the past. > that makes no sense at all. firstly, 5.9 is NOT in cherry-pick mode - your own update to quip 5 codifies this status quo. i see no reason to revise that decision *again*. secondly, *nobody* is going to cherry-pick to a branch which *could* _hypothetically_ have another patch release, because that would be an epic waste of resources. thirdly, let me point out that cherry-picking *delays* patch releases, because it implies that a commit must have already integrated into a more current branch before it can hit the release branch (deviating from that principle is just plain stupid), which in the context of our infrastructure makes it a poor choice for recent/active branches.
so no, this just isn't an option. _______________________________________________ Development mailing list Development@qt-project.org http://lists.qt-project.org/mailman/listinfo/development