[Slackbuilds-users] The Golden Road (to 14.2)

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Sat Jan 2 18:18:13 UTC 2016

On Sat, 02 Jan 2016 16:40:42 +0000
"Ryan P.C. McQuen" <ryan.q at linux.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 1:10 AM Robby Workman
> <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> > Hey folks,
> >
> > As those of you following the -current ChangeLog can see, we've got
> > a LOT of work to do in order to get the SBo repo ready for the next
> > Slackware release.
> >
> > This should not be read as an indicator that release is coming Real
> > Soon Now, but I remember from the last cycle that we really weren't
> > ready here at SBo yet, and I'd rather not have that happen again.
> >
> > Therefore, I'm going to cordially *ask* that the tide of submissions
> > be stemmed a bit from here on out. If there's something critical,
> > then don't hesitate to submit that, but if you're looking at a
> > normal version bump that doesn't bring any important bugfixes or
> > killer features to the table, maybe consider holding off on it.
> >  
> I have a stupid question. Is there any burden caused by those of us
> with git access pushing out small updates? I think the answer is no,
> but if it *isn't* I'll be sure to modify my behavior.

In most cases, no, unless yes. :-)

If you're uncertain, check to see whether your commit will apply
to the current-wip branch, and if not, make us another branch
based on it with a commit that will. A name like "for-14.2" or
some such will work.

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