Commit 5a9149a3 authored by Simon McVittie's avatar Simon McVittie

talk about stable branches a bit more

parent b080ba1e
......@@ -208,16 +208,19 @@ To make a release of D-Bus, do the following:
- post to dbus@lists.freedesktop.org announcing the release.
After making a ".0" stable release
Making a ".0" stable release
===
We create a branch for each stable release; sometimes the branch is
not done immediately, instead it's possible to wait until someone has
a not-suitable-for-stable change they want to make and then branch to
allow committing that change.
We create a branch for each stable release. The branch name should be
dbus-X.Y which is a branch that has releases versioned X.Y.Z;
changes on a stable branch should be limited to significant bug fixes.
The branch name should be dbus-X.Y which is a branch that has
releases versioned X.Y.Z
Because we won't make minor changes like keeping up with the latest
deprecations on a stable branch, stable branches should turn off the
gcc warning for deprecated declarations (e.g. see commit 4ebb275ab7).
Be extra-careful not to merge master (or any branch based on master) into a
stable branch.
To branch:
git branch dbus-X.Y
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