[vlc-devel] Re : Newbie question

Eric Desjardins desjardins_e at yahoo.ca
Mon Jul 26 14:41:05 CEST 2010


I can test my changes on the stable 1.1 branch and submit in main? 


De : Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>
À : Mailing list for VLC media player developers <vlc-devel at videolan.org>
Envoyé le : Lun 26 juillet 2010, 6h 44min 10s
Objet : Re: [vlc-devel] Newbie question

On Mon, 26 Jul 2010 12:19:39 +0200, "Felix Paul Kühne"
<fkuehne.videolan at googlemail.com> wrote:
> To do work on demuxers, it might make sense to (...)
> switch to our 1.1-stable branch, which will be more
> reliable.

That's the surest way to write code that will not apply to the development
tree, and hence will never be merged.

Just look at Pierre's meta data LibVLC patches for a recent striking
counter example of why you should never do that.

This is not how OSS development work.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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