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Re: Branching and testing strategy for 0.22
+1 Thanks for driving this, Owen.


On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 3:19 PM, Owen O'Malley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'd like to get started testing 0.22.
> I plan to start making mini-branches for QA. These branches will be
> snapshots that QA can use for testing with an expected lifetime of two weeks
> each. Only bug fixes that are blocking QA will be applied to the
> mini-branches and every two weeks, the base of the branch will be moved to
> the head of trunk. This will allow QA to test a point in time (possibly with
> required bug fixes) with requiring development to continually maintain two
> branches.
> To simplify automated builds, I'll call the branch the final name of
> "branch-0.22." But it will be rebased every two weeks or so.
> Are there any concerns?
> -- Owen