[vlc-devel] Backporting policy for 2.0
remi at remlab.net
Sat Jan 28 11:09:30 CET 2012
Le mardi 24 janvier 2012 17:04:55 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> I will start to maintain 2.0 branch soon.
> Here are a few guidelines:
> - commiting in 2.0 before vlc.git is not OK;
Do as I say, don't do as I do...
> - numbering and other packaging that do not make sense in vlc.git
> are exempted from the previous rule;
> - commits should be cherry-picked and signed;
> - if you want a fix to be backported, you can add "please BP" in the
> commit message or on vlc-devel;
What kind of handicapped developers needs this?
> - small fixes will be backported, as the maintainer see fit;
In other words, "as you see fit". You are not supposed to be (technical)
benevolant didactor here, or I missed a very important discussion. I have a
problem with that.
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