On Mon, 2006-11-09 at 11:28 -0400, Tres Seaver wrote: > Philipp von Weitershausen wrote: > > Jim Fulton wrote: > >> I agree in principle. In practice, I'm not sure we have enough > >> maintainers to get a release out, let alone maintain two previous > >> release branches. :( We need more volunteers. > > The marginal effort to do the bugfix correctly (i.e., first on the > release branch, then forward-porting to any beta branch and the trunk) > is not that big. If we can't get our volunteers to do that, then maybe > we need to quit pretending that Zope3 is or ever will be "production > ready." Without such a practice (which Zope2 has had since before > community checkins), how can we expect anybody to take Zope3 seriously?
I've only ever worked on one open source project where I was not supposed to backport my fixes to the maintenance release branches and that is Plone. For Plone we have someone responsible for back-portting that stuff in bulk. It makes his job harder if we manually back-port fixes as then he has to be more selective with the patches he backports. Thanks Hanno! But my point is it is pretty standard behaviour to have to backport fixes to all actively maintained branches. - Rocky -- Rocky Burt ServerZen Software -- http://www.serverzen.com News About The Server (blog) -- http://www.serverzen.net
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