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From Andrea Pescetti <pesce...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Releasing OpenOffice 4.1.3 (reopening the AOO410 branch)
Date Sat, 10 Sep 2016 21:41:53 GMT
Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> On 9/10/2016 12:55 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
>> only code with a bug and release blocker flag approved by the Release
>> Manager can be checked in that branch; that is: if you want to include
>> changes in the AOO413 branch:
>> 1) open a bug
>> 2) request releaser blocker status
>> 3) only once the release manager approves the release blocker status,
>>    commit your changes

Yes, this is the rule to follow. In my case, the changes I referred to 
are https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=127103 which is an obvious 
release blocker.

> Andrea argues that it is traditional to put all point releases in the
> same branch. Following that tradition we would use AOO410 for all 4.1.x
> releases.

Correct. This is traditional but wrong (or at least awkward). So I also 
agree we should change it. I'm unsure about doing it for 4.1.3, but at 
latest we should change this (and communicate the change) upon releasing 
4.1.3. This ensures we can consider all downstream packagers to be informed.

Regards,
   Andrea.

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