On Saturday, 19 October 2013 at 11:39:08 UTC, Iain Buclaw wrote:
> It has been about 3 months since the last release of the D
> front-end implementation. Three years experience and
> out over 100 merges into GDC tells me that each time the
> development cycle starts edging towards it's fourth month, it
> makes things an absolute nightmare, in both the time consumed
> merging in the changes, and with time spent tracking down bug
> reports for unittests/testsuite cases that test backend code
> generation - with 2.060, 2.061 and 2.063 being the worst
> I have ever had to deal with - before 2.060 the release
> (if it even qualifies as a 'schedule') was anywhere between
And a big +1 to that as well.
Can't merges be done without release at your discretion in a
separate branch or repo? If you keep track of it monthly, then
you would have less to merge at the time of release.