[TYPO3-core] How to push to a topic branch

Steffen Kamper info at sk-typo3.de
Fri Apr 1 11:44:26 CEST 2011


Am 01.04.2011 11:35, schrieb Ernesto Baschny [cron IT]:
> Steffen Kamper schrieb am 01.04.2011 11:18:
>> Hi,
>> i would add that topic is the issue number. If we use topics, we should
>> use it only this way, so noone starts with some fantasy topics :)
>> And - topics should be used if patches should go to older branches too.
>> So this is an additional marker for this, even patches are not pushed at
>> this time.
>> so, issues without topic: master omly
>> issues with topic: master + older branches
> What if we later want to group issues based on certain "new major
> feature"? For example all changes related to merging major new feature
> "XY" to the core? I would also use Gerrit's topics for that.
> Since also "major features" should have an issue number in Forge, its no
> problem to use this number. But then it would conflict with the rule you
> suggest for having the topic only for "bug fixes" (which will also be
> applied to older branches).
> So I would add the topic to all changes for consistency, and have the
> information that this change should also go to older branches in the
> issue tracker (in the description for example).

ok, np. That reminds me that we didn't defined how to add this 
information. I think we need a standard way, like
Resolves: #xyz
Branches: master, 4-5, 4-4

just as a suggestion, so it is easy to find.

vg Steffen

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