[TYPO3-mvc] [RFC] Make 4.7 run with 4.5 LTS?
adrien.crivelli at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 10:04:34 CET 2012
I agree with latest posts. Taking the risk to break a LTS is not worth it
in my opinion and totally ruin the concept of LTS in the first place. If
you want new features, use new version of TYPO3. It's as simple as that.
I believe there's way enough work for core developers between 4.7/4.8 and
5.0 not to add even more things to their agenda.
On 13 February 2012 08:20, Xavier Perseguers <xavier at typo3.org> wrote:
> > 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
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