[Deepsea-users] Backports? Forwardports?
ncutler at suse.cz
Mon Feb 19 04:43:19 MST 2018
> Say I'm fixing something that's broken in DeepSea 0.8.2 in the SES5
> branch. Is the preferred procedure to fix it there (i.e. with a PR
> against the SES5 branch), then forward-port the fix to master? Or is it
> to fix in master, then backport to SES5?
If you had written Ceph instead of DeepSea, then the answer would surely
have been "always backport, never forwardport".
I have been doing it this way in DeepSea as well, and so far nobody has
The advantage of this rule is consistency: you never get any
cherry-picked commits in master, and all cherry-picked commits in the
stable branches *must* mention a master SHA1.
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