Development policy decision: Branches

Michael Adam obnox at
Sat Apr 25 20:57:43 GMT 2009

Gerald Carter wrote:
> Kai Blin wrote:
> > * The RM applies the patch from bugzilla only if the patch has been signed off 
> > by two developers.
> Kai,
> Nice writeup.

Indeed. Thanks Kai!

> Does this mean that the only the RM does the "git am" (or equivalent)
> to the closed branch?  Hence acting as the gatekeeper for closed
> branches?


> If so, it sounds like a good plan to ensure the closed
> branches don't destabilize.

That is prceisely the goal.
The current model putts too much work load on Karolin and
it is too inviting to just put too many patches into the
"closed" branches.

Cheers - Michael

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