[Mageia-dev] Backports process (addendum to policy)

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Sep 8 13:31:42 CEST 2011

'Twas brillig, and Samuel Verschelde at 08/09/11 12:31 did gyre and gimble:
> Le jeudi 8 septembre 2011 13:08:39, Colin Guthrie a écrit :
>>> Packager:
>>> - create bug report if not done already
>>> - submit to {core,nonfree,tainted}/backports_testing
>> Is this straight from the cauldron tree in subversion?
> Yes, ultimately I would favor a separate branch, but I think that for 
> simplicity's sake, it was chosen to not do it for now.

I think I prefer it with the same branch. It's how things were typically
handled in mdv. If there is a real need for a separate branch it can be
done on a per-package basis - the tools all support this :)



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