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From: Daniel Dehennin <daniel.dehennin@baby-gnu.org>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [DEV] New git workflow
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2012 12:05:53 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87fwcyqmwe.fsf@hati.baby-gnu.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4F69063F.40600@gmx.de> (Simon Thum's message of "Tue, 20 Mar 2012 23:35:43 +0100")

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Simon Thum <simon.thum@gmx.de> writes:

> Hi all,

Hello,

[...]

> Many projects use the IMO more sane model of release branches (or
> maintenance branches, if you prefer) for major releases. Minor ones
> are tagged on those branches, and back-porting critical fixes is much
> cleaner: Fixes and development go to master, fixes which should be
> back-ported are cherry-picked onto the release branches. When desired,
> a new release is tagged. Releases only come from release branches, of
> course.

It seems that one problem with cherry-picking is the tracking of what is
in which branch and from where it comes.

I'm not a git neither DVCS guru, but daggyfixes[1][2][3] is saner than
cherry-picking.

My 2¢.

Regards.

Footnotes: 
[1]  http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/DaggyFixes

[2]  http://wiki.monotone.ca/DaggyFixes/

[3]  http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2922652/git-is-there-a-way-to-figure-out-where-a-commit-was-cherry-picked-from

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2012-03-24 11:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-03-20  0:51 Bastien
2012-03-20  7:03 ` Achim Gratz
2012-03-20  7:24   ` Achim Gratz
2012-03-20 10:40   ` Bastien
2012-03-20 19:20     ` Achim Gratz
2012-03-21  0:02       ` Bastien
2012-03-21  0:23         ` Bastien
2012-03-20 10:47   ` Bastien
2012-03-20 22:35 ` Simon Thum
2012-03-20 22:27   ` Achim Gratz
2012-03-21  8:46     ` Simon Thum
2012-03-21  9:01       ` Achim Gratz
2012-03-21 22:38         ` Simon Thum
2012-03-24 11:05   ` Daniel Dehennin [this message]
2012-03-24 20:08     ` Simon Thum
2012-03-24 19:29       ` Nick Dokos
2012-04-01  9:26         ` Simon Thum

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