On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 1:31 AM Michał Górny <mgo...@gentoo.org> 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.
I'd appreciate a brief overview of how we would expect users to install each branch. E.g. one way might be: sys-apps/portage-9999 # dev branch sys-apps/portage-3.1.x # LTS branch sys-apps/portage-3.0.x # old branch; unmaintained -A > > WDYT? > > -- > Best regards, > Michał Górny > > >