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RE: Policy on Maintenance Releases; Perl 5.12.x maint plan

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From:
Paul Marquess
Date:
April 9, 2010 09:41
Subject:
RE: Policy on Maintenance Releases; Perl 5.12.x maint plan
Message ID:
030901cad803$852e5c70$8f8b1550$@Marquess@ntlworld.com
From: Jesse Vincent [mailto:jesse@fsck.com]
 
> Earlier this week, I sent mail suggesting that we begin to consider
> what tickets might be candidates for inclusion in the next maint
> release, Perl 5.12.1.

Really good summary, by the way.

...
> 
>   * Updates to dual-life modules should consist of minimal patches to
>     fix crashing or security issues (as above).

Any thoughts on what we do for the version numbers of updated dual-life
modules, if, say, you want to only take part of a fix that was applied to
the CPAN copy of the module? Or to apply a fix that hasn't made it to CPAN
yet?


Paul


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