[TYPO3-core] Additional branches on Git

Xavier Perseguers xavier.perseguers at typo3.org
Mon Apr 4 17:14:22 CEST 2011


>> Making a release branch at feature freeze would be a nice idea.
>> Development could even continue in some areas, while bugfixing takes
>> place in this branch. After the release the release branch can be
>> removed. (...)
> This could have been done in the past also (with SVN), but wasn't done
> on purpose: We have limited resources, and after feature freeze we want
> people to actively work on bug fixing the currently being developed
> release (4.6 now), instead of "wasting" resources in working on yet
> another new feature for the next release (4.7 or later).
> Of course this doesn't mean development "halts", but we should focus on
> the important bug fixing phase by keeping this the "master" branch until
> the release.

Some (long) time ago, I was in favor of having a branch as it was (back 
then) described in the release workflow on typo3.org but now, I agree 
with Ernesto.

Xavier Perseguers
Release Manager TYPO3 4.6

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