[vlc-devel] Backporting policy for 2.0

Rémi Denis-Courmont 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 :
> Hello,
> 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.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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