Hello Patrick, On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 20:25 +0200, Patrick Ohly wrote: > Hello, > > are bugs discovered on the trunk also fixed on the latest maintenance > branch by default or only if someone asks for it? Different projects > handle this differently. We backport to stable branch, if they don't break any freezes like UI/String/API/ABI. If we find the fixes a bit risky, we dont put them to stable, or atleast wait for a dot release on the unstable trunk. > > I personally prefer to apply fixes to the maintenance branch, then port > them forward to the trunk automatically. In my experience that reduces > the risk of "forgetting" fixes. But there are valid arguments for both > positions; I just want to know where Evolution stands, not start a > discussion. > Most of the hackers work on the trunk and back port the fixes to stable branch. But user/other-hackers who use stable release make patches on stable release and while committing we forward port to trunk also.
> I (incorrectly?) assumed that for Evolution patches would be manually > applied to all affected and maintained branches, but at least in one > case that I just ran into (, ) this wasn't done. Because I didn't > check the code on the trunk I needlessly ended up fixing the memory leak > on the 2.22.x branch again. > >  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=531197 >  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=523541 > May be it is missed or kept pending, other wise I dont see any reason why not to. -Srini. _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionfirstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers