[TYPO3-mvc] [RFC] Make 4.7 run with 4.5 LTS?

Xavier Perseguers xavier at typo3.org
Mon Feb 13 08:20:00 CET 2012


> If you want to use new features or new extensions which are not
> compatible with 4.5 you need to use a new version of TYPO3.


> Building in compatibility with newer, unsupported versions of system
> extensions in older cores will only send the wrong message. No matter
> how much you communicate about it the message will be that the core
> wouldn't have support for a newer Extbase version if it wasn't meant to
> be used together.

Exactly. Today you just want to add some minor bits of code here and
there and it will work but it does not guarantee that master in 2 days
will still be compatible.

I agree with Susanne here, we have a policy for backporting worthwhile
patches to 4.6 and 4.5 LTS, just use it:


Xavier Perseguers
Release Manager TYPO3 4.6

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