[GRASS-dev] too many branches

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Wed Aug 22 05:04:22 PDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 1:28 PM, Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Markus M wrote:
>>>> IMHO, it would make maintenance much easier if one of 6.4
>>>> and 6.5 would go rather sooner than later.
> Hamish:
>> > I absolutely and quite strongly disagree. It is invaluable
>> > to have a staging area to test backports
> Markus N:
>> Here I have severe doubts that this happens. Can you
>> demonstrate that things are significantly tested?
> Sure, just in the fact that they've been in 6.5svn for that
> long without further problems.

I see two possibilities:
- you are right
- or nobody really uses it.

> if you're grumpy with me for not backporting stuff, be grumpy
> with me for being distracted; it's not the branch's fault. :-)

I am not grumpy with you - for me it indicates that the
concepts starts to fail. All these tickets look more like
forgotten than waiting for improvements (some are tiny
changes only).


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