Patch policy -- bug 6318 ?
obnox at samba.org
Tue May 5 19:45:21 GMT 2009
Tim Prouty wrote:
> On May 5, 2009, at 11:46 AM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >On Tue, May 05, 2009 at 04:32:17PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> >>In bug 6318 Michael posted a patch that fixes some bug. He
> >>ported back a series of 4 patches that also do some good
> >>refactoring in master/3.4. However, for 3.3 there could be a
> >>much smaller patch that also fixes the problem without the
> >>refactoring. The refactoring consolidates code and includes
> >>a lot of "-" in the patch, but it's larger than strictly
> >>What kind of patch do we want for 3.2/3.3?
> >Personally I'd rather go for the smaller patch
> >without the refactoring, and keep the refactoring
> >in the unreleased branches. IMHO we should be trying
> >to do point patches only for specific bugs in the
> >3.3/3.2 code trees. Just my 2 cents.
> I agree. To ensure the stability of maintenance releases, we should
> be adding the minimum code necessary to fix the bug.
I have updated the bug #6318 with a very minimal
patch and Volker has already given his +1 on that.
Cheers - Michael
Michael Adam <ma at sernet.de> <obnox at samba.org>
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