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Re: [Xen-devel] [URGENT RFC] Branching and reopening -unstable

>>> On 11.08.15 at 12:44, <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> As for bug fixes, here are two options.
> Option 1: bug fixes go into -unstable, backport / cherry-pick bug
> fixes back to 4.6. This seems to leave the tree in half frozen status
> because we need to reject refactoring patches in case they cause
> backporting failure.
> Option 2: bug fixes go into 4.6, merge them to -unstable. If merge has
> conflict and maintainers can't deal with that, the authors of those
> changes in -unstable which cause conflict is responsible for fixing up
> the conflict.

I don't see why even on #2 bug fixes shouldn't go into -unstable
first - as usual backports should carry a reference to the master

And personally I'd favor the revised #2 over #1 or unrevised #2.


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