Suggested "combined tree" conditions for success

Karolin Seeger ks at
Mon Sep 8 08:23:52 GMT 2008

On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 10:13:18AM +0200, Kai Blin wrote:
> On Monday 08 September 2008 09:25:20 Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > If people are fine with this tree, I'd propose we switch development to
> > > this tree.
> [...]
> > I suggest that this cannot be a success without the following
> > conditions being met.  (and as we wish this project to be a success,
> > that we agree to abide by these).
> >
> > That we have a defined goal release (in Samba3 release terms, as it has
> > a predictable timeline) that we expect to use the combined tree.
> That's certainly doable. Karolin has the final word on this, of course, but I 
> guess that 3.4 would be branched off the combined tree. There's probably no 
> technical reason not to release 3.3.0 from the combined tree, apart from the 
> fact that the v3-3-test branch already was branched off.

I would like to leave v3-3-x and v3-2-x as they are and to branch 3.4 from
the new combined branch. Are there any arguments against this strategy?


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