In all fairness, there haven't been that much incidents with Portage in
the past under Zac's supervision, isn't it a bit overkill to
bureaucratise the release model just after one incident?  It appears to
me that changes to Portage need to be considered very carefully, always,
since it affects everyone.


On 05-10-2021 10:31:40 +0200, Michał Górny wrote:
> Hi, everyone.
> I've been thinking about this for some time already, and the recent
> FILESDIR mess seems to confirm it: I'd like to start a more stable LTS
> branch of Portage.
> Roughly, the idea is that:
> - master becomes 3.1.x, and primary development happens there
> - 3.0.x becomes the LTS branch and only major bugfixes are backported
> there
> As things settle down in the future, master would become 3.2.x, 3.1.x
> would become LTS, 3.0.x will be discontinued and so on.
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Michał Górny

Fabian Groffen
Gentoo on a different level

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