[ANNOUNCEMENT] Cygwin setup.exe bugfix release 2.510.2.2

Max Bowsher maxb@ukf.net
Thu Sep 8 17:53:00 GMT 2005

Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> Well, destabilizing changes *are* made to HEAD occasionally, but testing
> is the way to deal with those...  I'd suggest tagging each release, but
> only converting the tag to a branch for back-ported fixes from the trunk.
> That way, regular releases will have the trunk versions, and only the
> patched one get the 4-digit branch versions.  I don't think we need a
> specialized release branch.

I agree with all of the above motivation, but since a branch with no commits 
is literally just a special kind of tag, why not create the branch in the 
first place?
If it then turns out we need it, we use it. If not, no effort is wasted, we 
just continue on  trunk, and create a new release branches at each release 
from trunk.


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