[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] stable branch

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Sat Mar 21 15:05:39 CET 2009

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 02:39:16AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> Hi
>> no, iam not proposing what you think
>> rather a new idea, 2 branches instead of just head
>> one id call stable and one unstable for sake of refering to them here,
>> they of course could be named differently
>> what i suggest is that fate would run its whole suit on unstable HEAD and
>> if all passes, automatically move each commit one by one to stable.
> after rethinking, this can be done much easier, FATE only need to print
> the revission at the top that last passed all test, no branch is needed

That would be quite nice for packagers (even more if we put in cron a 
facility to save a montly surely working snapshot).



Luca Barbato
Gentoo Council Member
Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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