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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
To: Marc Sune <marc.sune@bisdn.de>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] development/integration branch?
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:46:32 +0200
Message-ID: <39275062.2hPoVIfNVy@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <59AF69C657FD0841A61C55336867B5B0344210F9@IRSMSX103.ger.corp.intel.com>

2014-10-21 08:36, Richardson, Bruce:
> From: Marc Sune
> > Some DPDK users, including myself, use a clone of the git repository to
> > compile DPDK for their applications, instead of downloading the tarball
> > of each release.
> > 
> > In my opinion, it would be useful for such users that the master branch
> > contains only stable releases, to prevent (mistakenly) to use a wip DPDK
> > version, and jump quickly to the latest stable with a simple git pull
> > without having to check the tags. Also new users would clone the repo
> > and get only the stable release.
> > 
> > So I would propose to use an integration/development branch, where the
> > patches are integrated and only push to master once a stable release is
> > tagged in this integration branch.
> > 
> > Thoughts?
> 
> Ideally, our master branch should always be good and stable, but given
> reality often interferes with such good intentions I think that having
> dev branches is not a bad idea. However, what we may lose by doing so
> is having a larger group of people constantly using the master branch
> and reporting problems to us. 
> 
> On balance, I'd be slightly in favour of this suggestion.

My balance is different because I have a simpler solution for Marc's problem:
	git fetch && git merge $(git tag | grep -v -- -rc | tail -n1)

-- 
Thomas

  reply	other threads:[~2014-10-21  8:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-10-21  8:22 Marc Sune
2014-10-21  8:36 ` Richardson, Bruce
2014-10-21  8:46   ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2014-10-21  9:14     ` Marc Sune
2014-10-21  9:28       ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-10-21  9:38         ` Marc Sune
2014-10-21 13:50           ` Neil Horman
2014-10-22  7:00         ` Matthew Hall
2014-10-22 13:43           ` Stephen Hemminger
2014-10-22 15:54             ` Matthew Hall
2014-10-21 13:01       ` Stephen Hemminger
2014-10-23  9:19         ` Marc Sune

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