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From: Matthew Hall <mhall@mhcomputing.net>
To: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] development/integration branch?
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:54:49 -0700
Message-ID: <F5F8A6AD-9A22-4C6B-AA47-3DC509685254@mhcomputing.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20141022191336.70174815@uryu.home.lan>

I am aware of that. But it's a pain to do it. And then your local branch doesn't move forward when new stable releases come out. So I was suggesting we have a stable branch always available and known-good pointing to latest 1.X.X or 2.X.X release of latest stable 1.X or 2.X. It would also be friendly to maintenance programmers who want to submit patches to stable versions and encourage them to contribute stability fixes to DPDK just like Greg KH and the stable kernel guys do for the Long Term kernels.

Matthew.
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On October 22, 2014 6:43:36 AM PDT, Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org> wrote:
>On Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:58 -0700
>Matthew Hall <mhall@mhcomputing.net> wrote:
>
>> What I think git in general and DPDK in particular are missing is,
>they have a 
>> tradition tags for releases, however I think this is broken because
>you can't 
>> easily append more stuff to tages.
>
>In git tags and branches are almost the same thing.
>You can easily create a local branch off of a tag.

  reply	other threads:[~2014-10-22 15:46 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
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 [this message]
2014-10-21 13:01       ` Stephen Hemminger
2014-10-23  9:19         ` Marc Sune

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